Food organics and garden organics

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What goes in FOGO

Find out about what can and can't go in 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 (e.g. paper or newspaper)
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Scrap Together education

Scrap Together is an education program to help households make the most of their FOGO service.

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Compost end markets

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

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

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Learn more about FOGO, composting and regulations covering organics recycling in NSW.

  • FOGO masterclasses: over the 6 classes you'll hear from Australian and international speakers on all aspects of FOGO
  • 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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