Council maintains the local road network in Noosa, including directional signage, bus shelters, bridges, roundabouts and nature strips.
The State and Federal governments maintain the arterial and major roads such as highways and motorways.
By trialling a new road surface made from waste products, Council has kept more than 6,500 old car tyres out of landfill, recycled more than 10 tonnes of glass, and utilised the toner from over 1 million used printer cartridges.
Eighty-five percent of the 2016-17 road resurfacing program received the environmentally-friendly asphalt and spray seal products - that means 27.2kms out of the total 31.4kms sealed in the financial year.
A consultant will carry out testing to compare the asphalt against conventional asphalt to confirm its performance over time.