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Food waste is a valuable resource that can be recycled into compost for gardens.
By recycling food scraps in a home compost system, you are helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lowering the cost of waste disposal to the community.
Council’s Home Composting Rebate Scheme offers a 50% rebate (up to $40 maximum) when a resident spends $40 or more on eligible home composting products within 12 months prior to submitting a rebate application.
Find out more below.
As a guide worms will eat any item that was once a living thing, listed below are some of the more common items that are suitable for worm farms
Any item that was once part of a living thing can be composted. Listed below are some of the more common items that are suitable for home composting.
Do you want to reduce your waste to landfill, help the environment and improve your garden?
Starting a compost system at home is really easy once you have the tools and know-how.
Sign up and learn how to effectively turn your kitchen scraps into compost in your own backyard.
To register your interest for the next workshop, please email the address below (including your name and address) or call City of Marion.
Below are some handy guides that you can download, filled with great tips for successful composting at home.
Visit the Foodwise website to find recipe suggestions for using up leftovers in the fridge and reducing the amount of food that goes to waste.