Pencil shavings are good to go in the green bin.

Pencil and other wood shavings such as saw dust can go in your green bin. The wood shaving...

Cardboard egg cartons are good to go in the green bin.

Egg cartons are made from recycled, low grade paper and cardboard which is great for compos...

Easy ways we can reduce food waste.

Australia’s food waste figures speak for themselves. The Federal Government estimates more ...

Greasy pizza boxes and paper bags can go in the green bin.

Ever wondered what to do with a pizza box, particularly if it’s quite greasy or has cheese ...

Nail clippings and hair are good to go in the green bin.

If you ever find yourself in a hairy or nail biting situation…don’t fear, the green organic...

No Nappies

All nappies, even those that claim to be biodegradable or compostable need to go in the was...

Pencil shavings are good to go in the FOGO bin.

Pencil and other wood shavings such as saw dust can go in your green lidded food and garden...

Plastic bags, including biodegradable bags, don’t go in the green bin.

Plastic bags are one of the main contaminants found in the green bin. There is a lot of con...

Please keep polystyrene foam and other plastics out of the green bin

Expanded polystyrene foam (aka Styrofoam) includes meat trays, coffee cups and foam packagi...

Post-it notes are good to go in the green bin.

Post-it notes, small pieces of paper and shredded paper can be placed in the green bin. Pa...

Shredded paper is good to go in the green bin.

Shredded paper provides a great sources or carbon, which is an important component of good ...

What happens to the materials in your green bin?

Once collected from kerbside, your food and garden organics are transported to a local composting facility....