Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) bins are an excellent way to reduce waste and promote sustainability. If you live in a strata building in Western Australia, you may be wondering how to get a FOGO bin for your building. Here’s what you need to know:
The first step to getting a FOGO bin for your strata building is to check if Strata Properties or lot owner’s in your area are eligible. FOGO bins are currently available in some areas of Western Australia, but not all.
Contact Your Local Shire
Check with your local shire to see if FOGO bins are available for multi-unit dwellings in your area. They will be able to provide you with information on how to apply for a FOGO bin if your building/dwelling is eligible and they will also be able to answer any questions you may have about the FOGO bin program.
Apply for a FOGO Bin
Once you have confirmed eligibility and spoken with your local shire, you can apply for a FOGO bin. The application process may vary depending on your area, but typically involves filling out an application form and providing proof of residency or ownership.
Receive Your FOGO Bin
After your application has been approved, you will receive your FOGO bin. The bin will typically be delivered to your building, and you will need to ensure that it is placed in a convenient location for you to use.
Once you have received your FOGO bin, it is important to use it properly. This may include reviewing information on what can and cannot be placed in the bin, as well as tips on how to reduce food waste and compost effectively.
Getting a FOGO bin for your strata building is a simple and effective way to reduce waste and promote sustainability. By following the necessary steps above, you can take an important step towards a more sustainable future.
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