Organics for Compost


Green Wheelie Bin

Your organics bin is the 240 litre bin with the green lid, which is collected fortnightly.  
Any materials collected are turned into mulch and compost.  



What Can Go in My Green Organics Bin?

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  • Lawn clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Small branches that will fit easily into the bin
  • Bark
  • Leaves
  • Weeds
  • Cut flowers
  • Paper or heavliy soiled pizza boxes
  • Pet Poo
  • Hair (human or pet)
  • Food scraps and peels
  • Bread and cake products
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Meat, bones, seafood (cooked or raw)
  • Dairy products
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds
  • Tissues and paper towel
  • Cornstarch bags
  • Plastic bags or bin liners
  • Biodegradable bags
  • Soil
  • Rocks, stones or bricks
  • Large stumps or logs

Organics Tips

  • Wrap food scraps in newspaper or place them in a cornstarch bag to help reduce odours and absorb liquids.
  • Remember the rule: "If it didn't grow, it doesn't go in your green organics bin"

Further Information 

For more information on food waste, click here.

For more information on what you can put in your green bin, visit or the Waste & Recycling Booklet(644 kb)

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