When garden and food waste is landfilled it produces methane - a serious greenhouse gas. But, you can make use of this resource at home by processing it in a worm farm or compost bin, turning it into a rich natural fertilizer and mulch.
To assist residents to utilise this resouce Council is offering half price compost bins and worm farms.
1. Go to the Compost Revolution website, and select Cessnock as your Council area from the "choose council" button on the left hand side.
2. Read the tutorial, do the quiz and complete your details to have your half price voucher e-mailed to you with details of when and where you can collect your worm farm or compost bin.
3. Complete the application form and bring it with your e-mail voucher and proof of residence to one of the pick up dates and times. If you are unable to attend on one of these dates please call 4993 4239 to arrange an alternative.
Note: Only 1 half price worm farm or compost bin (as displayed below) per residential property is availble under this program.
|400L Compost bin with aerator $35 (RRP $66.50)||OR||Worm farm with blanket $35 (RRP $$63.80)|
Council reserve their rights to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Council will make known any changes to these Terms and Conditions on our website. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions will be effective from the date that they are published on our website and replace any conflicting provisions in these Terms and Conditions.
The compost bin or worm farm is only available for installation at residential properties in the Cessnock LGA.
This offer is made to eligible persons only.
You are eligible to apply to receive a compost bin or worm farm under the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program if:
The DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program is limited to a maximum of one compost bin or worm farm per residential property.
You are to attend the Council Works Depot, Old Maitland Rd, Cessnock to obtain your compost bin or worm farm at one of the times listed on your confirmation e-mail.
Stocks of compost bins and worm farms are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis.
We do not warrant or guarantee the quality, suitability or usability of the compost bin or worm farms we provide under the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program.
You acknowledge that any carbon emission abatement credits or other rights arising from the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program may be used by CCC to offset greenhouse gas emissions generated by CCC.
If you receive a compost bin or worm farm under the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program and that compost bin or worm farm is faulty or defective, you may return that compost bin or worm farm to CCC within a period of 12 months from the date that you received the compost bin or worm farm. CCC will replace that compost bin or worm farm at no further cost to you.
By signing the Application Form and receiving the compost bin or worm farms under the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program, you agree that:
We will collect and manage the personal information you provide to us in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) (“PPIP Act”).
You acknowledge and agree that we may provide information about you or your property to our authorised contractors or agents, if it becomes necessary in the provision of our services to you. We will ensure that our contractors and agents are also bound to comply with the requirements of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW).
Unless you advise otherwise, if you elect to take part in the DON’T WASTE YOUR ORGANICS Program, you agree that we may use the information provided by you to provide details about services and products that we consider may benefit your household.
If you would like to make an enquiry regarding your privacy and access to your information, please contact CCC Customer Services on 4993 4300.