CAPITAL SCRAPS curbside collection & COMPOSTING service

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

How does it work?

Sign up

Prevent stinky bin juice and landfill gas by Signing Up our curbsite collection service

Receive a bucket

We'll supply a (post consumer) bucket and swap it for a clean one each week

Collect your food scraps

Collect your food scraps over the week. For a list of what goes in, check out our FAQ.

We'll pick them up

We use carbon neutral transport to make the scraps collections worthwhile (carbon accounting)

We do the composting

Scraps are taken to our super efficient and well maintained composting hubs.

Compost for the community

The compost is donated back to community gardens, schools and contributing members

Latest news

  • Not in our collection zone? (currently Hackett and Watson only) Anyone in Canberra can pledge with us. When we reach 50 pledges in an area then we can staff a new scraps pick-up route.

    You can also attend our regular drop-off points. See details below and stop by to ask us about Capital Scraps or to drop off your kitchen scraps.

  • We are currently running two regular drop-off points
    • Braddon, Thursday from 8-9 am
    • Lyneham, Thursday from 10-10:30 am 

    Drops-offs incur a $3.50 service fee unless you have already subscribed to our composting service.

Braddon, at our Haig Park composter, near the top of Mort st, in between Northbourne and the public toilet. 

Lyneham, our composter at the Lyneham commons, in between the Lyneham shops and Sullivan's creek, just off the bike path.

Still have questions?

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