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The Frugal Forest was exhibited in four locations (and Maitland) during 2016/17 in the MIDWASTE region and was visited by more than 24 000 people. The exhibition was incredibly well received and was the 2016 winner of the Communication, Education and Empowerment Award at the LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards. Have a read of the …

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Click to go to the Powerhouse Museum EcoLogic website Educational resources about ecological sustainability EcoLogic has been completely redeveloped to explore some of the world’s hottest topics today: climate change, resource management – with a special focus on water – sustainable technologies and design. Discover the science behind global warming and what we can do …

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Do you have trouble understanding waste industry ‘speak’? Midwaste has developed a Waste ‘Dictionary’ to help you decipher all the acronyms and understand the lingo. Download file ( PDF, 348KB)

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Midwaste Community Research The overall objective of this study is to gain knowledge in relation to the community’s perception of current waste services and their aspirations for improved and expanded waste services, including waste minimisation and resource recovery opportunities. The information gained from this research will assist in the development and implementation of a community …

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Bin Bunyips MIDWASTE has engaged the Bin Bunyips to help people at events get the right thing into the right bin to improve away from home recycling Have a look at the Bunyips here. You can see the Bunyips at The Coffs Harbour International Buskers & Comedy Festival Event Recycling Guide An Event Recycling Guide was …

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Numerous organisations have developed Fact-sheets on a range of topics. Links to some of these are provided below. DECC Easy Guides Created by the Department of Environment and Climate Change, these guides provide a great resource. Marvel of Mulch  641Kb PDFEasy Recycling Guide 2Mb PDFEasy Compost Guide 856Kb PDFEasy Worm Farming  919Kb PDF Midwaste Factsheets All …

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Composting and Worm Farming with Costa   Waste Not TRAILER What keeps a 21st century metropolis clean and sparkling? Even as we hover on the brink of eco-crisis, an army of truck drivers, scientists, environmentalists, gardeners and even a famous chef are working to transform the mountains of stuff we throw away into something valuable …

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Fresh eggs Buying It/Growing It Buy in fruit in bulk when it is in season (and cheaper) and preserve for use when not in season Buy a bunch of shallots, use a few and plant the rest Make preserved lemons with those excess from your tree Grow your own herbs – they don’t go out …

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