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Organics (green lid)

What days are my bins collected?

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Collection Calendar - Week A (3887 kb)
Collection Calendar - Week B (3886 kb)

Public Holiday collection:

Between 25-26 December 2014 & 1- 2 January 2015 collection will occur one day later (ie Friday > Saturday)

Waste Hotline: 8295 5077

organics for compostOrganics for compost

Your green organics bin is collected fortnightly on the same day as your waste bin (alternate week to your recycling bin). Please refer to your collection calendar.

What CAN go in the organics bin?
  • green lid bin - allowedSmall prunings and cuttings - including rose prunings;
  • Small branches no longer than 60cm – Max diameter 10cm;
  • Lawn clippings;
  • Leaves;
  • Weeds;
  • Cut flowers;
  • Food scraps (more information).

If it didn't grow, it doesn't go in the organics bin.

Composting at home - Compost bins for sale

Compost increases water efficiency and adds rich nutrients
to the soil. 

Backyard Compost Bins are availale to purchase at cost price
($35 incl. GST) at the Civic Centre.

What CAN'T go into the organics bin?
  • green lid bin - not allowed No dirt, soil or sand;
  • No plastic bags or household garbage;
  • No stones, rocks, bricks or rubble;
  • No irrigation hoses, plastic pots or trays;
  • No painted or treated timber;
  • No recyclables;
  • No gardening tools.

Recycle products to save natural resources;
Close the loop and buy recycled products;
Use your recycling (yellow lid) bin to recycle your household recyclables.

Bin Placement

Waste (blue lid)

Recycling (yellow lid)

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