Your organic waste composting bin (lime green-lid) bin is collected weekly. Contents are processed at the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) into high quality compost.
What Can Go into the Organic Waste Bin (Lime Green Lid)
✔ FOGO - all food organics (including bones and meat), garden organics, grass clippings, small prunings
✔ TOP TIP - if it lived or if it grew it goes in the FOGO bin
Maximum weight limit 70kg.
What Does Not Go into the Organic Waste Bin (Lime Green Lid)
The following items will contaminate your organic waste composting bin and should not be placed in it:
✘ General rubbish
✘ Nappies and hygiene products
✘ Plastic bags (only the supplied compostable linners or newspaper to wrap food scraps are to be used)
✘ 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.