Composting is an effective means of diverting "waste" from landfill, and is great for use on gardens as an organic soil conditioner to add nutrients and improve soil characteristics. Materials suitable for composting include food scraps, garden prunings and small quantities of paper/cardboard.

Kitchen Organics Compost Bin

The City of Burnside provides each household with a bench-top Kitchen Organics Basket and an annual supply of 150 compostable bags. For more information see the 3 Bins & a Basket page.

For more information on home composting, please have a look at our Easy Guide to Better Composting(PDF, 102KB).

Autumn Leaves

Not sure how to correctly dispose of all the leaves that Autumn leaves? Please have a look at our Autumn Leaves Composting Guide(PDF, 1MB).