- We supply either 120 litre or 240 litre food waste wheelie bins to enable you to conveniently and cleanly disposing of your organic waste.
- Bin collection can be Daily, Weekly, or tailored to suit your seasonal requirements.
- One-off Events also catered for.
- Operating 7 Days a Week (Excluding Christmas Day & New Year's Day).
- Our bins are cleaned thoroughly on a regular basis.
OUR WHEELIE BINS :
Recently, Wellington City Council decided
to stop accepting polylactide packaging (PLA), and compostable corn-starch
bags, as input at their composting facility. Over the years compostable corn starch bags have been accepted and
processed successfully in their commercial compost facility, Capital
Compost. However the Council wants to
achieve BioGro certification, to allow them to sell certified organic compost. Although this is not
ideal for many of our customers waste recycling set up stations, we are not deterred, and see this as only a temporary problem in Wellington
We have a ZERO TOLERANCE of contamination. Contamination
such as plastics, oils, cleaning products, containers and foils significantly
compromises the quality of our compost product. If we receive contaminated
material it will be diverted to landfill –and the cost of landfilling will be
WE DO ACCEPT
vegetable and fruit,
cooked meat/bones - small to medium in size
shells - egg
breads and baking products
coffee grounds and filters
nuts and cereals pasta and rice
tea bags and tea leaves
unbleached paper hand towels and
DO NOT ACCEPT
No oil based plastics
No bleached napkins/products
No PLA compostable serviceware - coffee cups
No Compostable Bio Bags
CHANGES TO WELLINGTON COMPOSTING FACILITY
We have decided due to the logistics of collecting food waste from many of our customers. We will
continue collecting in the compostable corn starch bags, however we DO NOT
send these bags to the compost facility.These bags are separated and sent to landfill.Choosing to be BioGro certified, does have
its repercussions, that Wellington City Council has chosen to accept.
remember: your certified compostable packaging is still a more
sustainable option than traditional plastic packaging.