The Mornington Peninsula community has welcomed our new food waste collection initiative. From 19 July residents will be able to add their food scraps into their green waste bin. The scraps and green waste will be turned into soil conditioners and fertilisers for our farmers.
We are hosting in-person and online information sessions for residents wanting to know more.
Food waste information sessions
Friday 11 June, 10 – 11am at Rosebud Library
Wednesday 16 June, 7 – 7:45pm
Register at mornpen.vic.gov.au/foodwaste
Get ready for food waste collection
Residents with a green waste bin can order a free kitchen caddy to collect food waste in at home. Caddy, liners and an information pack will be delivered to Peninsula addresses. Order the caddy by 25 June at mornpen.vic.gov.au/foodwaste
Green waste bins can be ordered for an annual fee at mornpen.vic.gov.au/greenwaste
Pet waste cannot be disposed of in the green waste bin. Pet owners have been in touch with us requesting information about how to manage their pet’s waste in a responsible way.
Composting pet waste at home information session
Tuesday 22 June, 10:30 – 11:30am at Council Chambers at Shire office, 2 Queens St, Mornington
Saturday 19 June, 10:30 am – 11:30 am at mornpen.vic.gov.au/foodwaste
Quote attributable to Mayor Councillor Despi O’Connor:
“We’ve been amazed by the support and excitement showed by the community for our food waste collection initiative.
“Many have been curious to find out more, and that’s why we are hosting online and face-to-face community information sessions to answer all your questions.”