New waste collection gives a green option

BENDIGO residents can now move their excess mulch and lose those autumn leaves with the launch of a new green waste collection service.

Local company Greenaway Bins has launched a new fortnightly garden waste collection service providing for lawn clippings, bark, small branches and prunings.

Managing director Anthony Janssen said the the waste will be recycled locally into mulch and other environmentally-friendly products for use by local companies.

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Maxing Mulch

IT is now even easier for Bendigo residents to be green.

Greenaway Bins will begin its fortnightly green garden waste kerbside collection service on May 25.

Participating residents will pay $120 per year for the service.

View Street resident Mary Boromeo was the first person to sign up for the new deal.

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Green light for waste bin collection service – Bendigo Weekly

A BENDIGO company giving locals their first chance to recycle green waste has been able to do what the local council can’t – find a cost-effective way to dispose of the waste.

Greenaway Bins will start offering the fortnightly collection in early May, at a cost of $120, which includes the bin.

The first 500 who jump on board will get the service for $99 in their first year.

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Private firm offers green alternative – Bendigo Weekly

BENDIGO residents will soon have the option of a 240-litre rubbish bin for their green waste, but it won’t be offered by the local council. Private company Greenaway Bins is expected to launch its service in the coming weeks, offering locals a once-a-fortnight collection service.

The launch will come almost two years after the City of Greater Bendigo council’s own green waste collection service was planned to be introduced.

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