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....

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...

It's Valentine's Day, so why waste it?

Less Waste, More Love Why waste it? This Valentine’s Day express your love and admiration with less stuff a...

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...

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 ...

Building materials cannot be recycled in your recycle bin.

Building materials including bricks, tiles, cement and wire cannot be recycled through your yellow recycli...

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...

Wet paint and other liquids can send recyclables to waste!

To avoid causing a mess in your recycle bin and potentially sending your recyclables to waste, make sure pa...