Your organic waste composting bin (green-lid) bin is collected weekly. Contents are processed at the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) into compost used in local farming.
What can go into the organic waste bin (green lid)
✔ All food, organic waste, grass clippings, small prunings, nappies and general household waste
✔ Nappies and general household waste (non FOGO participants only)
What does not go into the organic waste bin (green lid)
The following items will contaminate your organic waste composting bin and should not be placed in it:
✘ Construction, demolition & building materials (no bricks, sand, soil, concrete, rocks or asbestos)
✘ Glass or Ceramics (place glass into your yellow-lidded recycling bin)
✘ Hazardous Waste: petrol, gas cylinders, paints, motor oils, garden chemicals & poisons, pool chemicals, cleaners, acids, bleaches & ammonia, medicines and flammable liquids
✘ Medical wastes or needles.