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Kitchen Organics

The kitchen organics service makes composting food easy.

Waste - organic wasteEach household in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is entitled to one free kitchen organics caddy.

The caddy can be used to store food waste before it is emptied into the green bin to be collected with garden waste. This stops food waste being sent to landfill and is recycled into compost.

Please note: This offer is only available to residential properties that do not have a kitchen organics caddy. If you are a business, school, non-for-profit, other and would like to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill, register to receive updates

How do I get a kitchen organics caddy

Kitchen caddies are only available to residential properties that do not already have a kitchen organics caddy.

Kitchen caddies come with an annual supply of compostable bags (BioBags).

Pick up

Kitchen caddies can be collected from the Norwood Town Hall Citizen Service Centre or our Libraries

Please note: the kitchen organics caddy is to remain at your property. If you move house, leave the basket and bags at the property for the next occupant to use. Caddys are dishwasher safe.

Which bags can I use in my kitchen organics caddy

Each household is entitled to an annual supply of compostable bags to go in their caddy.

Compostable bags can be collected from the Norwood Town Hall Citizen Service Centre or our Libraries

The liners used in the caddy must be 100% compostable, please only use certified Australian Standard AS4736 or AS5810 compostable liners. Look for the symbols below.

Home Compostable
Australian Standard AS 5810
Compostable
Australian Standard AS 4736

Home Compostable AS 5810

Compostable AS 4736

For more information, contact: Norwood Town Hall Citizen Service