A new state-of-the-art compost facility for garden organics has been launched by Byron Shire Council, and aims to close the loop on garden organics for local farmers and residents.
Tweed Shire Council is introducing a ‘green bin’ service next week and the northern border marker has a received a green transformation, to symbolise the change.
Jim Barnes, Brunswick Heads. The surprising thing about statistics is how easy it is to bias them. The success of B green bins in Byron shire for example. Is it possible that the existence of these bins allows people to dispose of garden waste that they once took to the tip themselves.
The first month of the Byron Shire’s new organics recycling program has seen 63 per cent of our total waste recycled, up from 38 per cent under the previous two-bin service, according to council staff,
Organics bins have begun arriving at urban households around Byron shire and will take about two weeks to deliver to about 10,500 properties.
Rod Murray, Ocean Shores. I just wanted to thank Byron Shire Council for the great initiative of the green bins and the kitchen organics bin, the contents of which will go straight to my worm farm.