Key Resources


Reference :
Compost Factsheets (2010)
Agency:
Gosford Primary Industries Institute Industry & Investment NSW
Contact :
Locked Bag 26 Gosford NSW 2250
ph: 02 4348 1913
Comment:

A series of factsheets designed specifically for larger rural properites to help make the most of composting your organic waste.

Download:
  1. What is compost, types of compost,
    buying compost
    (PDF 1MB)

  2. How to make compost, slow
    and fast compost
    (PDF 1MB)

  3. Questions & answers, and
    why compost?
    (PDF 1MB)

  4. Composting methods, systems,
    and when to use compost
    (PDF 1MB)
Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/
horticulture/vegetables/soil/compost-factsheets

 

drum

Reference
ChemClear Website (2011)
Agency:
ChemClear
Contact :
GPO Box 816, Canberra, ACT, 2601
02 6230 4999
info@chemclear.com.au
Comment:

ChemClear is the national program for collection and disposal of unwanted rural chemicals.

Website:

http://www.chemclear.com.au/

 

oil

Reference :
drumMUSTER Website (2011)
Agency:
drumMUSTER
Contact :
GPO Box 816, Canberra, ACT, 2601
02 6230 6712
drummuster@drummuster.com.au
Comment:

drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non-returnable crop production and on-farm animal health containers.

Website:

http://www.drummuster.com.au

 

  

 

 

Local Council
NSW Environmental Protection and Regulation Group (within Office of Environment and Heritage)
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Veterinarian
Local Rural Supplier
 
 

 

     
 


Reference :
How to Compost on a Farm - Agnote 488 (2003)
Organic Materials in Horticulture – Agnote 414  (2004)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industry—Agriculture
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Comment:
  1. Overview of what is compost, benefits of composting, and what you nee and how to make good compost.
  2. Discusses what is compost, and managing the risk of organic material to human health.
     
Download 
  1. How to Compost on a Farm - Agnote 488 (PDF 100KB)
  2. Organic Materials in Horticulture – Agnote 414 (PDF 100KB)
     
Website:
  1. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/
    soils/improvement/compost
  2. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/farm/organic/
    farming/organic

 

 


Reference :
How Clean and Green is Your Rural Residential Block
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact :
PO Box A290, South Sydney, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
www.environment.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Web page
Comment:

Outlines ways to manage your rural residential property in relation to sewage and household waste, roads and wildlife habitat

Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/households/ruralblock.htm




Reference :
Avoiding the Dangers of Accepting Fill on your Land
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact :
PO Box A290, South Sydney, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
www.environment.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

This brochure contains important information for landholders about accepting fill on their property. Some fill may be contaminated, which can harm your family's health, permanently devalue your property and leave you with substantial cleanup costs.

Download:
Avoiding the Dangers of Accepting Fill on Your Land
(PDF 1MB)
Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/waste/fillland.htm

 

 


Reference :
Recycling Near You
Agency:
Planet Ark
Contact :

2/15-17 Young Street Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9251 3444
http://planetark.org/
Recycling Near You Hotline p) 1300 733 712

Comment:

This site contains information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges, mobile phones and many more.

Website:

http://recyclingnearyou.com.au/

 

 

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