Recycling and green waste
We are seeking to reduce the amount of waste going into landfill each year by encouraging all residents within our community to place recyclable materials in your yellow or green bins.
We encourage you to join us in creating a more sustainable future by taking part in the challenge to:
Since the rollout of the 'Waste Less, Recycle More' challenge, we have been incredibly pleased with the support received from the community. Currently, South Australia is leading the way nationally in waste management with the lowest levels of recycled waste being stored offshore. However, we believe that we can still do more.
Collectively, we can achieve our decreased landfill targets and a more sustainable future. For any recycling and waste management queries, please visit the 'Which Bin' website.
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Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO)
If you live within the townships of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Angaston/Penrice, Lyndoch, Williamstown, Cockatoo Valley/Sandy Creek, Stockwell, Springton, Eden Valley, Moculta or Mount Pleasant We provide a 240L green organics bin service
The green organic waste service includes the collection of organic matter (i.e. food scraps) that can be placed in the bin. You will also receive a kitchen caddy at no additional cost. This is a convenient unit is designed specifically to capture, store and transport food waste.
Please ensure that only materials deemed suitable for collection are placed in the green organics bin so that waste is not contaminated and can be processed for reuse as mulch or compost with domestic and agricultural applications. The green organic waste service is included as a service charge that is applied to the Council rates notices.
For tips on how to correctly manage your waste, visit 'Which Bin'.