Capital Scraps is about collective action for climate

Capital Scraps is a social enterprise (not for profit) driven by the purpose to reduce Canberra’s greenhouse gas emissions. We provide a carbon neutral option for recycling household kitchen scraps and contribute to greening our city.

  • Carefully considered climate impact: well designed composters built from recycled hardwood, post-consumer buckets for scraps collections, best practice composting for efficient transformation.

  • Due to the combined bulk of food scraps our compost heaps operate at a temperature of over 60 degrees C, creating valuable soil amendment in under a month. Together we're better!

  • Capital Scraps was started by Brook Clinton. Brook has a PhD in biodegradation and is motivated by direct climate benefit and maximising efficiency in the managed composting process and logistics of scraps collections.

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