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...

What happens to the materials in your green bin?

Why waste it? When you can compost it and create black gold! A great way to close the loop and win the ...

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 ...

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 u...

Are coffee pods really that convenient?

In today’s world, we tend to emphasize convenience more than anything else. We seem to always be looki...

Why biodegradable bags are not good for the environment

What’s the difference between DEGRADABLE, BIODEGRADABLE, and COMPOSTABLE BAGS?…and which bin should I ...

Please make your recycling bin a NO FOAM ZONE!

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

Please place wood and other garden materials in the green lidded bin.

Wood and other garden materials do not belong in the yellow lidded recycle bin. They cause contamination and ca...

Shredded paper cannot be recycled in the recycle bin.

But it’s paper, so why can’t shredded paper be recycled? Shredded paper filters through other recyclable mater...