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GREENWaste WASTE Green


GREEN WASTE BENEFITS ●

Composting reduces disposal costs

Composting provides you with a valuable soil fertiliser

Composting is a natural method of processing material that otherwise would be landfilled


MATERIALS THATCAN CAN be BE COMPOSTED Materials that composed ●

Leaves

Garden prunings

Grass clippings

Hedge trimmings

Plants and flowers


MATERIALS CANNOT BE Materials, THAT that CANNOT beCOMPOSTED composed ●

Concrete, dirt and rocks

Glass and metal

Animal waste

Stones or gravel

Treated or painted wood


HOW HowTO to REDUCE reduce GREEN Green WASTE Waste ●

Purchasing only as much soil as you need for the job. This will help to prevent excess material from accumulating.

Planning carefully what to plant can also help to reduce green waste. This will reduce the excess plants being leftover.

Creating a landscape design, which requires little or no maintenance can be a great way to reduce waste and water usage.


HOW HowTO to REUSE reuse GREEN Green WASTE Waste ●

Leaving the clippings on the lawn when mowing. This quickly decomposes and returns valuable nutrients to the soil.

Using grass clippings and leaves as compost.

Collecting the wet leaves after rain and leave them to decay. This forms a mulch which can be added to the soil to help fertilise it.


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Green waste  

Interesting and important information about Green Waste. Provided by: Fantastic Gardeners Melbourne - https://www.fantasticgardenersmelbourn...

Green waste  

Interesting and important information about Green Waste. Provided by: Fantastic Gardeners Melbourne - https://www.fantasticgardenersmelbourn...

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