Food and green waste

What goes into your food and green waste bin, how to use your kitchen caddy, and reducing food waste at home.


Bucket of food scraps

Your food and green waste bin is for food scraps and also for garden waste, such as grass clippings, small sticks, weeds, leaves and flowers.

Plastic food containers filled with vegetables in a refrigerator
Food waste can harm your budget and the environment, but there are some practical ways to avoid it.
Educator talking to a group of people in a food-growing garden
There's nothing like fruits, herbs and vegetables from your own garden. We have tips and resources to get you started.
Young child decorating Christmas tree
Darebin residential properties can get one free branch and Christmas tree collection each year.