Food organics and garden organics

Want to know more about FOGO? Contact us at organics.recycling@epa.nsw.gov.au.

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FOGO for households

Find out about what can and can't go in household FOGO bins

  • Food
  • Garden organics
  • Compostable plastic kitchen caddy liners that comply with Australian Standard AS 4736-2006 (for commercial composting)
  • Fibre-based kitchen caddy liners (eg paper or newspaper)
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Scrap Together education

Scrap Together is a new education campaign to help households make the most of their FOGO.

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Regenerating land

Market development grant case studies show multiple benefits and uses for FOGO compost.

 

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Benefits of composting

Explore the diverse ways the commercial compost industry is growing through our Cool Compost program.

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Learn

Learn more about the compost process and regulations covering organics recycling in NSW.

  • Compost Facility Management: a free 8-module online training course covering everything you need to know about commercial composting
  • Watch this Composting for professionals video: a 15 minute introductory module on what happens to the green lid bin contents once collected from the kerbside
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