Proposed mandatory green organic waste service

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In 2020 Council obtained a grant under the Green Industries SA Kerbside Performance Plus Food Waste Incentive program to assist in implementing a sustainable and efficient food organics recycling systems and move closer to achieving targets within the South Australia's Waste Strategy 2015-2020.

Community were consulted on a the proposal of introducing a mandatory green organic kerbside waste system in selected townships, which resulted in 55% of respondents indicating their support.

At the December 2020 Council meeting it was unanimously decided that Council's green organic bin service would become mandatory from the start of the 2021-22 financial year across Angaston, Penrice, Tanunda, Springton, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa, Lyndoch, Williamstown and Stockwell with the oprtion for rate payers to 'opt out' where a suitable green waste system for their property can be demonstrated.

In 2020 Council obtained a grant under the Green Industries SA Kerbside Performance Plus Food Waste Incentive program to assist in implementing a sustainable and efficient food organics recycling systems and move closer to achieving targets within the South Australia's Waste Strategy 2015-2020.

Community were consulted on a the proposal of introducing a mandatory green organic kerbside waste system in selected townships, which resulted in 55% of respondents indicating their support.

At the December 2020 Council meeting it was unanimously decided that Council's green organic bin service would become mandatory from the start of the 2021-22 financial year across Angaston, Penrice, Tanunda, Springton, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa, Lyndoch, Williamstown and Stockwell with the oprtion for rate payers to 'opt out' where a suitable green waste system for their property can be demonstrated.

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    Will Light Pass be considered for inclusion as a township for the organic waste service? We are smack bang in the middle of the three major towns.

    BarossaProud asked about 1 year ago

    If the service is moved to mandatory in the townships that are currently eligible, it would give the opportunity to review the schedule and route for the green organic service. The possibility of extending the route to offer the service to other townships would be able to discussed as part of the review.