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 ...

Disposing of nappy waste

All nappies, even those that claim to be biodegradable or compostable need to go in the general waste bin. At pr...

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...

Don't let contamination make your recyclables go to waste!

Although South Australians are the best recyclers in the nation, we can still do better by reducing our ...

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....

It's time to ditch the single use plastics.

A big ‘hi five’ to anyone that has taken on the plastic free July challenge.  As you may know, it’s no...

If it grows in your garden, it goes in the green bin.

Whether its flowers or weeds, lawn clippings or leaves, sticks, small logs or bark, it can...

Plastic trays and pots do not compost.

If you are planting new seedlings or trees, make sure you keep the plastic trays and pots out of your green...

Five ways to go plastic free for July and hopefully beyond

Here are five ways you can go plastic free for July and hopefully beyond. As School holidays are coming up we’ve...