Waste and recycling tips

Waste and recycling tips
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Find out about the many recycling initiatives within the City of Canterbury Bankstown. Recycling waste management mobile phones bower canterbury bankstown Find out about the many recycling initiatives within the City of Canterbury Bankstown.  

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Household Chickens and Food waste Trialhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/animals-pets/household-chickens-and-food-waste-trialHousehold Chickens and Food waste TrialTo find out what impact keeping chickens could have on reducing food being sent to landfill, Council has partnered with City Chicks Sydney to roll out at a trial program.
Wheelie good composthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/wheelie-good-compost-mulchWheelie good compostCouncil turns the contents of your green bin into compost products which you can use.
Which rubbish goes where?https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/sorting-your-waste/which-rubbish-goes-whereWhich rubbish goes where?Find out about all of the different coloured bins, and how you should separate your rubbish accordingly.
The Bowerhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/the-bowerThe BowerDonate your reusable items to The Bower, an environmental charity who will collect your items, for FREE, and give them to charities across Sydney.
Recycle Righthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/recycle-rightRecycle RightIf you’ve ever been confused by what goes in your recycling bin, the Recycle Right Program is here help. Recycle Right helps you get it right by combining bin checks with feedback just for you.
Composting and worm farminghttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/composting-worm-farmingComposting and worm farmingYou can reduce your waste by up to half simply by composting or worm farming food scraps and garden vegetation.
Bin etiquettehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/bin-etiquetteBin etiquetteEvery household has been provided with bins to service their own waste and recycling needs.
ShareWastehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/sharewasteShareWasteShareWaste is a free platform that connects people who want to recycle their kitchen food scraps within their neighbourhood and reduce their impact on the environment.
National Sword Policyhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/national-sword-policyNational Sword PolicyAustralia processes approximately 50 per cent of its recycling onshore and, with the remaining 50 per cent, the majority is sent to China.
Love Food, Hate Wastehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/love-food-hate-wasteLove Food, Hate WasteTo help residents waste less food, save money & our environment, Council has partnered with the NSW Government ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ program.
Junk mailhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/junk-mailJunk mailIf your household says 'no' to advertising material, you could save almost 1,000 pieces of unwanted material annually.
Beat plastic pollutionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/beat-plastic-pollutionBeat plastic pollutionWe can all use less plastic and put litter in the bin.
Plastic Bag Banhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/plastic-bag-banPlastic Bag BanNow’s the time to get ready for the upcoming supermarket ban on single-use plastic bags.
Australasian Recycling Labelhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/resident/waste-recycling/recycling-tips/australasian-recycling-labelAustralasian Recycling LabelThe Australasian Recycling Label is an evidence-based system that provides you with easy to understand recycling information when you need it most. It removes confusion, saves you time and reduces waste going to landfill.