Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Mitcham Council area

Organic

Kerbside garden and/or food services in the City of Mitcham Council area

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

Kerbside Organic Service

240L Bin with the Green Lid

Fortnightly

Houses and Units


Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches

Twigs

Garden Prunings

Weeds

Leaves

Flowers

Fruit Scraps

Vegetable Scraps

All Food Scraps (including meat)

Additional Materials
  • Shredded paper
  • Newspaper
  • Pizza boxes stained with food
  • Tissues and paper towels
  • Hair
  • Compostable corn starch bags

  • 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

    Vacuum cleaner dust

  • Dishcloths and sponges
  • Liquids
  • Nappies
  • Cigarette butts and ash
  • Sharps

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    If it didnt grow, it doesnt go. You can place your food scraps into your green organics bin loose, wrapped in newspaper or in a compostable bag. It is up to residents to purchase and maintain a 240L green lid green organics bin.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Customer Services Department phone 08 8372 8888 email mitcham@mitchamcouncil.sa.gov.au.