Food waste pilot


In 2009-10 Zero Waste SA piloted a kerbside collection service with 10 South Australian councils. The pilot project combined food waste with green organics, and included the option of a fortnightly residual waste collection. Here is some recommended reading:

Valuing our food waste: South Australia’s household food waste recycling pilot (PDF, 2.4MB)
Food waste business case – Zero Waste SA (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Co-collection of domestic food waste and garden organics – The Australian Experience 
Burnside Council SA - food waste survey (PDF, 238 KB)
Chifley, ACT - household organic material collection trial 
Coffs Harbour City Council, NSW - domestic waste trial (PDF, 1.8 MB)
Shellharbour City Council, NSW - fortnightly residual waste collection