Kitchen Caddy & Green Bin Tips

1. Empty your caddy when full or every 2-3 days. You can also rinse it after each use if you wish. For a more th...

Coffee grounds, tea bags and leaves go in the green bin

Coffee grounds contain a good amount of the essential nutrient nitrogen as well as some potassium and phosphorus...

Could your takeaway container be composted?

Compostable containers include 100% paper, cardboard, wood, rye straw or compostable products with no lining or ...

The recycle bin is not where hoses, <br/>strapping, rope or wire go!

These items become entangled with recyclable materials and recycling machinery, causing contamination ...

What happens to the materials <br/>that go in your yellow bin for recycling?

Once received at the Materials Recycling Facility, (MRF) recyclables are pushed with a front end loader from the...

A Nappy in the recycle bin doesn't make anyone happy!

Believe it or not, dirty nappies often end up at material recycling facilities.  They cause significant and...