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Landfill and Waste Services during the Christmas and New Years Holiday.

Rubbish BinKerbside wheelie bin collections will operate as per the normal schedule -
EXCEPT
residents whose collection day is WEDNESDAY, will have their bins collected up to two hours earlier during the festive period, so residents will need to make sure bins are put out the night before.

Date

 Moree Landfill

 Villages Landfill

Wednesday 25 December 2019
Christmas Day - Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed
Thursday 26 December 2019
Boxing Day - Public Holiday
 9am - 1pm  Mungindi - Closed
Friday 27 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  All landfills closed
Saturday 28 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi         9am - 11am
 Boggabilla       1pm - 4pm
 Gurley             2pm - 4pm
 Terry Hie Hie    9am - 11am
Sunday 29 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi                        9am -11am
 Biniguy & Garah            10am -12pm
 Boomi & Pallamallawa     1pm - 4pm
Monday 30 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        8am - 9:30am
Tuesday 31 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        3pm - 4:30pm
 Boggabilla      1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020
New Year’s Day Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed
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Kitchen Caddy for Food Waste

Council offers all residents a kitchen caddy for food waste to make it easier for you to place all food waste into your green lid wheelie bin.

The kitchen caddy comes with a continuous supply of compostable cornstarch bags. The caddy fits neatly on your worktop bench or inside your kitchen cupboard. All food can be placed into your green lid wheelie bin.

All the contents of your green bin is processed into compost. This reduces the amount of organic waste going to landfill and the associated problems including greenhouse gas emissions, leachates and decreasing landfill space.

If you require more compostable cornstarch bags,

Tips on using your kitchen caddy effectively

Place a Council-supplied compostable cornstarch bag in your kitchen caddy. DO NOT use a plastic bag as they don’t break down during the composting process

  • Food waste can be wrapped in newspaper or dropped straight into the cornstarch bag.
  • Fill your kitchen food waste bin with all food waste. This includes meat, bones, seafood, seafood shells, fruit and vegetable scraps, bread, plate scrapings (eg pasta), teabags, coffee grounds and soiled kitchen paper or napkins.
  • Empty your kitchen food waste bin into your green bin as required or every second day.
  • If you already have a compost bin or worm farm at home we encourage you to keep using it. Remember that organic materials that you may not place in your home compost or worm farm (such as meat, bones, citrus, onions or bread) can be placed in your green lid wheelie bin
  • The kitchen food waste bags are made out of cornstarch and therefore break down during the composting process. They are not the same as biodegradable plastic bags.

 

 

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