• 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

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 […]


Great compost opportunities at Mitchell Community garden

Great compost opportunities at Mitchell Community garden

Last Sunday I stopped by the Mitchell community garden for the first time. I’ve known that one exists in Mitchell for yonks but I had a hard time picturing what it might look like. What with Mitchell being one of the semi-industrial areas of Canberra, with lots of establishments squished in to a smallish area, […]


HCC is about composting together

HCC is about composting together

This week I had some really rewarding chats with fellow compost lovers. The whole point of the HCC is to lighten the mental load and to make sustainability and organic waste transformation more efficient. For some that means taking the care to source separate their veggie scraps and then leave the rest of the process […]


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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