Reducing Household Waste

1. Food Waste Minimisation: System Rebates

Rebates are currently suspended until further notice.

Rebate Information

Rebates are available for one of the below systems per household:

  • Worm farm
  • Compost bin/Tumbler
  • "Bokashi" style organics fermentation bin

Please note rebates are only available to residents who participate in a minimum of one Organic Recycling workshop listed below.

No rebates will be processed if received after 31 May 2020.

Limited funding is available - the program will finish once funding has been exhausted which may occur before the 31 May deadline.

Further information on rebates and the process to apply for rebates is included in the claim form.

Organic Recycling Workshops 

These events have been cancelled until further notice and will be rescheduled in future. 

Email with any queries.

Download Bokashi Bins Guide(PDF, 437KB)

2. Plastic Free July

Join the global movement to reduce plastic pollution.

Discover solutions and ideas to help you reduce plastic waste in your home and community.

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.

Take part in Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics.

How to get involved

Get tips on how you can reduce plastic waste at home, school, work, businesses, events and more.

Start out small or really challenge yourself.

See what you can do

Are you ready to take the challenge?

Sign up now and commit to refusing single use plastic for the month of July, and the future. 

Take the challenge