Several options are available for the recycling of green organics
A recent audit of household kerbside waste bins (wheelie bins) revealed that 24% was garden waste and a further 26% food waste. So, let's get composting and reduce waste to landfill as well as improve the environment in our own backyard. Local gardening centres have compost bins and worm farms and information on how to use them.
Residents in Ballarat can access a user pays at call greenwaste collection service. Contact the City of Ballarat for information about this service.
Residents in the urban area of Maryborough can access a monthly collection service. Contact the Central Goldfields Shire for information.
Greenwaste can also be taken to your local Resource Recovery Centre (Transfer Station) for conversion into garden mulch or compost.