Organics

"Organic waste" refers to all food waste, some paper items, and small quantities of other organic items (e.g. indoor plants). The Green Bin Organics programme is a programme offered by the County of Wellington that will have organic waste collected from your home or business, diverted from landfill, and turned into compost. Click on the Green Bin button below to learn more.

Did you know that 60% of food wasted in Canadian homes could have been avoided? 

Learn more surprising facts and get tips on how to reduce food waste in your own home by clicking on the Food Waste Reduction button below.

SWS believes that composting at home is the most practical and cost-effective way to manage organic materials in Wellington County. Click on the Home Composting button to learn how you can compost at home, whether you have a backyard or not!

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