Food scraps the next target in ACT's climate battle with food and organic waste trial launched in Belconnen

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
November 22 2021 - 6:30pm
Cook resident Clinton Cashen with the bench-top food waste bin, which has rolled out to 5000 homes in a new trial. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The ACT government hopes a trial service for home owners to send their food scraps to a compost heap instead of landfill will prove a model to significantly reduce the amount of waste sent to the tip in Canberra.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.