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The Organics Bin

The 240 litre organic (lime green lid) bin is for all of your organic material including garden waste and food scraps. Materials placed in this bin will be sent to a commercial composting facility where it will be turned into nutrient-rich, high quality compost.

To determine which week your organics bin is collected, please refer to the collection calendar in the Kerbside Collection Calendar under Related Resources to the right. Simply locate your street on the map to determine which collection week you are in.


Items suitable for the organics bin include


Kitchen Organic material including all food scraps (in your Council supplied compostable bags)

Small branches that will fit into your bin.

Garden prunings, cutting and bark

 Lawn clippings, leaves and weeds


Items NOT accepted in the organics (lime green lid) bin


No plastic bags


No household garbage


No painted or treated timber


No dirt, soil or sand


No plant pots


No stones, rocks, bricks or rubble


No garden hoses, string or rope

For more information about the organics waste stream, download a copy of the Kerbside Collection Calendar from under Related Resources.

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