Food & garden organics
What is food & garden organic waste?
Food & garden organic waste is organic material such as food, garden and lawn clippings.
It can also include animal and plant based material and degradable carbon such as timber.
What goes in the food & garden organics bin
- Clippings, prunings & grass cuttings
- Tea bags & coffee grinds
- Tissues & paper towels
- Food scraps
- Dairy products
- Plastic, metal & glass
- Wood (treated/untreated of any size)
Acceptance criteria varies across States and Territories.
Where does food & garden organic waste go?
Food & garden organic waste gets put in bins or containers with a green or burgundy lid or signage.
Bin lid colour may vary across States and Territories.