OK Organics Kiama FAQs

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OK Organics Kiama - changing / requesting bins

Can I downsize my red lid garbage bin?

Can I upsize my red lid garbage bin?

What happens if I do not have a green lid organics bin?

 

OK Organics Kiama - compostable caddy liners

Can I line my kitchen caddy with a biodegradable bag?

Where can I buy compostable caddy liners?

 

OK Organics Kiama - general information

Do I have to use the OK Organics Kiama service?

How do I collect the food organics?

How do I secure my kitchen caddy to the inside of a cabinet door?

I live alone or with one other person and don’t generate enough organics to fill a bin. Can I still use the service?

My kitchen caddy is broken. Where can I get a new one?

What are the benefits of the OK Organics Kiama service?

What if I don’t have any garden refuse and I compost my food scraps?

What is involved in this 'kitchen to compost' service?

What will happen to the collected food and garden organics?

 

OK Organics Kiama - nappies, vermin and odour

How can I reduce odour from nappies in my red lid garbage bin?

I have disposable nappy waste. Won’t I run out of space in my red lid garbage bin if it is only collected once a fortnight?

What alternatives are available to disposable nappies?

Will my green lid organics bin get smelly and attract pests?

Won’t disposable nappies stored in a bin for two weeks smell worse than before and attract vermin?

 

OK Organics Kiama - new residents

I am a new resident in one of the participating zones. Where can I get a kitchen caddy and calendar?

 

OK Organics Kiama - special medical needs

What happens if I have medical waste?

 

OK Organics Kiama - what goes in each bin

Can I put cat litter or dog droppings in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put cigarette butts in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put clothes/fabric in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put dish cloths in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put greasy pizza boxes in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put oyster and prawn shells in the green lid organics bin?

Can I put paper coffee cups or noodle cups in the green lid organics bin?

What can I put in my green lid organics bin?

What can I put in my red lid garbage bin?

What can I put in my yellow lid recycling bin?