Category Archives: Organics

New guidance about food and green waste processing technology

Work is underway to prepare up to date guidance about food and green waste processing technology that councils and Waste and Resource Recovery Groups (WRRGs) will use to help procure services for household waste. The guidance will help councils and WRRGs understand the different technologies, processes and regulatory, commercial and market conditions that commercial processors…

National Organic Week

Taste the Difference, Feel the Difference, Make a Difference Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September 2021 National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is a week of targeted media and locally-held activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community…

3-9 May – International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week Australia Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future Sunday 3 May – Saturday 9 May 2020 International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of  compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We can compost…

Regional bin audits reveal households send less rubbish to landfill

The introduction of the third green organics bin in four of the seven Councils throughout North East Victoria show that householders in the region are now diverting half the waste which was previously sent to landfill each year. North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group coordinated audit of kerbside bins throughout the region earlier this…