• Welcome to the

    Hackett Compost Collective

The HCC is a curbside collection and composting service.

We take your kitchen scraps and turn them into valuable soil amendment, avoiding the generation of methane in landfill.

By supporting the HCC you will

  • Retain our resources

  • Encourage sustainability

  • Strengthen your community

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Complete our simple sign up form to become a member of the HCC and start utilising our curbside collection service today!

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Recent Posts

Composting in the time of Covid-19

Composting in the time of Covid-19

Well, this blog post was going to be about the next step in our ‘Small Measures’ project, funded under the Community Zero Emissions grant program from ACTSmart (ACT govt.). I WILL talk about that below but first up I’ll share my thoughts (and feelings) in regard to the current pandemic. I must admit I’ve been […]


So many ways to get involved

So many ways to get involved

Howdy HCCers. There has been a lot going on at the compost collective, so I’d like to re-cap recent compost happenings as well as let you all know about a few upcoming events. Last weekend we officially launched the Mills St. Composter, the 2nd of our large new 3-bay composters. Yet Scott still performed a […]


Come to our Mills St. composter launch and info session to learn what is possible

Come to our Mills St. composter launch and info session to learn what is possible

If you’re not particularly interested in composting or gardening then you’re exactly who we’d like to chat with! Of course we’re happy to share composting tips with fellow plant lovers and we’re expecting a few on the 15th. At HCC we’re all about composting in the most effective way and we’re always happy to share […]


The HCC was started to help divert household kitchen scraps from landfill with the aim of avoiding methane generation and saving nutrients to make new soil – closing the loop in our own local community.

Learn more about us, our goals and how we got here.

Brook Clinton

HCC Founder

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