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news.com.au 24 Nov, 2021 00:00 am

Inner West Council’s tiny bins make big bid to reduce food waste

Inner West Council’s tiny bins make big bid to reduce food waste
The food recycling program launched by Sydney’s Inner West Council has saved more than 713 tonnes of food waste from going to landfill.

The food recycling program launched by Sydney’s Inner West Council has saved more than 713 tonnes of food waste from going to landfill.The food recycling program is part of Inner West Council’s strategy to eliminate the 79.” “We are also continuing in the campaign to see a single food recycling service adopted across broader Sydney, as we want every household to have access to the scheme ASAP.” The food recycling services will eventually be integrated into a Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) service, which wasn’t available when the original program began, said a council spokeswoman.

As the liners are also recycled with the food waste, it’s a rule residents only use Australian certified (AS4736) compostable bin liners to collect food.” Program eliminates huge amount of waste The initiative was introduced after it was revealed that food waste makes up to 35 per cent of the average bin.

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