What can go into the lime green-lidded Food Organics, Garden Organics (FOGO) bin
✔ FOGO - all food organics (including bones and meat), garden organics, grass clippings, small prunings, shredded paper and even your food soiled cardboard and paper.
✔ TOP TIP - if it didn't live or grow, it isn't FOGO!
Maximum weight limit 70kg.
Your FOGO bin is collected weekly. Contents are processed at the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) and turned into high quality compost.
What does NOT go into the FOGO bin
The following items will contaminate your FOGO bin and should NOT be placed in it:
✘ General rubbish
✘ Nappies and hygiene products
✘ Plastic bags (only the supplied compostable liners or newspaper to wrap food scraps are to be used)
✘ Construction, demolition and building materials (no bricks, sand, soil, concrete, rocks or asbestos)
✘ Glass or ceramics (place glass into your yellow-lidded recycling bin)
✘ Hazardous waste, including petrol, gas cylinders, paints, motor oils, garden chemicals and poisons, pool chemicals, cleaners, acids, bleaches and ammonia, medicines and flammable liquids
✘ Medical wastes or needles