Why are palms and fronds charged at a different rate?
Palms and palm fronds have a very high fibre content, which means they have to be processed several times in order to be used for compost. This extra processing means that the rate for disposing of palms and fronds is higher. Waste and Recycling Centres that accept garden organics Some facilities do not have the storage and equipment to process garden organics on site and must transport the waste to specialist composting facilities. For this reason, it is cheaper to dispose of garden organics at sites that store and process green waste on site. These are Chullora, Eastern Creek, Lucas Heights, and Ryde. Our Eastern Creek garden organics waste processing facility alone processes in the order of 50,000 tonnes of green waste and timber per year! Find out more about garden organics by reading Garden Organics Fact Sheet What else can I do with my garden organics? Starting a worm farm or compost bin is a great way to recycle organic material from your garden and kitchen. If you have young ch