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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 Waste Collection Calendar. Simply locate your street on the map to determine which collection week you are in.

Items suitable for the organics bin include

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

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Small branches that will fit into your bin.

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Garden prunings, cutting and bark

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Lawn clippings, leaves and weeds

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Dog and cat faeces

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Untreated and unpainted timber

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

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No plastic bags

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No household garbage

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No painted or treated timber

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No dirt, soil or sand

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No plant pots

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No stones, rocks, bricks or rubble

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No garden hoses, string or rope

For more information about the organics stream, download a copy of the 2017-2018 Waste Collection Calendar(7014 kb)

For missed, damaged, stolen or additional bin requests, please call the Waste Enquiry Line on 1800 283 529 on or visit www.eastwaste.com.au  

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