The best place to make use of this resource is where the waste organics material is created - your home and by extension, your neighbourhood. Instead of throwing out your meal scrapings, fruit, vegetables and old food, you can convert it into an amazing fertiliser and soil conditioner in the form of compost or worm castings.
Keeping organics out of the rubbish bin also reduces green house gas emissions and saves on transport and handling costs. This in turn reduces your council's waste disposal bill.
Use the resources below to learn more about how easy it is to employ some simple techniques to reduce your use of fertiliser, save money, lower your water needs and prevent pollution of our waterways.
If you want an overview of organics click here.
Worm farm brochure
Having a worm farm is a fun way to recover organic wastes like food scraps, while worm castings and worm farm "juice" are good for the garden.
Composting at home is simple and effective and helps save water, energy, fuel, emissions and improves your garden.
Fertiliser runoff is a major problem for our waterways. This guide has been prepared to assist you with reducing these impacts.