Waste Education

Bincentives

 

  • 84% of households in Port Fairy were placing the FOGO bins out for collection

  • 76% of households in Mortlake were placing the FOGO bins out for collection

  • There was only a very low level of contamination in the FOGO bins – less than 5% contamination

  • The main items contaminating the FOGO bins include plastic bags, other soft plastics, and gardening equipment

  • In the Port Fairy assessment area, 71 households (30%) had ‘tick’ stickers placed on their bins as they had

    • no observable food organics in the garbage bin and

    • observable food organics in the FOGO bin

  • In the Mortlake assessment area, 47 households (20%) had ‘tick’ stickers placed on their bins as they had

    • no observable food organics in the garbage bin and

    • observable food organics in the FOGO bin