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Replacement rolls of liners are available, free of charge, from:
Benchtop kitchen caddies make it easier for people to collect scraps while they are cooking, but there's nothing magic to how they work; you can use a bowl or an ice cream bucket or whatever makes it easy for you.
If your caddy has broken, gone missing, or you just want an extra one for a granny flat or holiday unit, you can buy one from Council for $10.
You can purchase another caddy for $10 at:
Be sure to check opening status and hours.
Using the liners is optional. A sheet of paper towel in the bottom of the caddy, or a quick rinse after emptying will also do the trick.
Remember: even though the liners are compostable, there are resources involved with producing and shipping them, so it's best to minimise their use when you can.
The preferred liners are those available from Council, free of charge.
If necessary, you can purchase one of the following brands, which have all been tested and approved by Council's compost contractor:
The following brands have also been tested in the compost facility and are not approved for use because they did not adequately break down during the composting process, or they contain plastic:
Any other bags, including plastic, degradable, or biodegradable bags, must not be used as they will contaminate the load of food and garden waste.
The liners are certified commercially compostable and made from corn, which is safe to compost and will not contaminate the food and garden organics collection.
Cardia, the company that supplies the bags provided by Council, makes them from biodegrable, GMO-free, renewable plant based material that meets the following international standards for compostability, including: