Vegetation bin

Green-Bin.jpgThis bin is for garden material only, as it is composted to create garden products and soil additives. Food waste, pet litter and bioplastics/compostable plastics are not accepted in vegetation bins as they require specialist composting and disposal. 

Bins weighing over 90 kilograms cannot be emptied. 

The following materials are permitted to be put in your vegetation bin: 

  • Grass cuttings (put it in last to avoid it sticking to the bottom of your bin) 

  • Leaves and twigs 

  • Prunings 

  • Weeds 

  • Tree loppings (must be less than 50 mm in diameter and 400 mm in length) 

  • Dead flowers 

The following materials are NOT to be put in your vegetation bin: 

  • Food scraps and waste 

  • Pet litter 

  • Bioplastics/Compostable plastics 

  • Plastic bags 

  • Building timber 

  • Tree stumps or loppings bigger than the above 

  • Treated, painted or stained timber 

  • Other general household waste 

  • Fence posts

Weight limit: 80Kg

Check your collection dates

Where does this waste go?

Green waste is taken to the Cleanaway Ryde Resource Recovery Centre to be screened for inorganic material like glass, and then composted. The mature product has a number of garden uses and is sold wholesale or at retail outlets.