Cutting down on waste
This is where you will find out how to achieve zero waste in your home and office. There are tips to guide people on the re-use, recycling and safe disposal of all kinds of items and materials.
More detailed information can be found in a series of fact sheets on a broad range of waste disposal and recycling topics such as:
- clothing and furniture
- composting and mulching
- construction materials
- hazardous waste
- plastic bag
- worm farms.
A definitive list for householders on what can and cannot be recycled. As well as explaining what goes into which bin, there is also advice for people in doubt.
Also check with your local council for additional information on recycling in your area.
Recycling at work
Guidance for business to help reduce waste going to landfill. There are links to information on:
- industry assistance programs
- recycling at work
- sustainable practices for industry
- commercial waste services
- green fitouts
- public event recycling.
Banning plastic bags
South Australia has taken a lead in phasing out lightweight, checkout-style plastic bags. Learn more about the initiative.
Container deposit scheme
There is a wide-ranging container deposit scheme in South Australia. Find out what containers are covered and where metropolitan and regional depots are located.