Bendigo's green bin roll out set to begin

Last Modified: Tue Sep 20 2016 21:53:26 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 40,000
    + lime green bins will start being delivered to urban Bendigo and Marong households from next week. Each household will also receive a kitchen caddy, a one year supply of compostable caddy liners, collection calendar and an information guide to the city’s organic, recycling and waste services.
  • 05 Sep 2016
    Kick off date for the City of Greater Bendigo’s new fortnightly organic waste collection. Residents will be able to dispose of all cooked and uncooked food scraps in the new organics bin.
  • 12,000 tonnes
    estimated organic waste, which is equivalent to approximately 1,500 full garbage trucks, will be saved from going to landfill and instead be recycled into reusable compost each year for use on parks and gardens.
  • $500,000
    in funding provided by the Victorian Government, through Sustainability Victoria, to help the council deliver this new service to residents.