Have you fed your GREEN BIN today?
Meat, Fish, Dairy, Fruit, Vegetables, Bread & Pastries, Cooked food waste, Vegetable peelings, Plate scrapings, Tea bags, Coffee grounds,
Feed your green bin daily.
Up to 40% of material in black sacks could be food waste which goes to landfill at a large cost.
Green bin waste gets recycled and turned into good compost which is sold to the local farmers.
Food waste attracts the birds, cats, foxes and dogs that rip apart your black sacks on bin day and make a mess. If the food waste is in your green bin the animals cannot make a mess for you to clear up.
Make an effort this winter, especially over the Christmas period and recycle all food waste and stop landfill costs.
Food and Garden Waste = £46 per tonne (and goes to Envar for In Vessel Composting)
Residual waste (black sack) = £102 per tonne
However, if contamination goes into the wrong bin there is the cost of processing that waste plus the cost of alternative disposal (could be £150+)
Food caddy’s can be obtained free of charge from MK Council and so can the green bins.
Black bags have to be paid for by you, green bins are free, it makes sense.
If you are worried about the ‘YUK’ factor wrap the food waste in newspaper or buy compostable food bags for your caddy.
Phone 01908 252570 or