Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Alexandrina Council area

Organic

Kerbside garden and/or food services in the Alexandrina Council area

Below is a list of Kerbside garden and/or food services provided by your council

Kerbside Green Organic Service

240L Bin with the Green Lid

Fortnightly

All Residential Properties


Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches

Twigs

Garden Prunings

Weeds

Leaves

Flowers

Fruit Scraps

Vegetable Scraps

All Food Scraps (including meat)

Additional Materials
  • Small branches under 15cm in diameter and 60cm in length.
  • If it GROWS in IT GOES! All food scraps including meat, bone, bread, baked goods and dairy are accepted in the kerbside green organics bin.
  • Wrap lightly in newspaper or a COMPOSTABLE bag available from Alexandrina Council and FRWA.

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Household Garbage

    Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Garden Equipment

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

    Large Tree Trunks

    Pot plant containers

    Metal/Plastics

    Paper

    Faeces

    Vacuum cleaner dust

  • Please do not use plastic bags to contain your green organics waste.
  • Compostable bags (made of corm starch) are available from Alexandrina Council offices and FRWA Waste and Recycling Depots Goolwa and Strathalbyn - food scraps (including meat, bone, bread/baked goods, dairy, vegetable and fruit peel can be contained in compostable bags and disposed of in the green organics bins.

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    Place small twigs in the bottom of the bin before adding lawnclippings to allow the bin to empty freely & cleanly.