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Compost service

Cup recycling service

BioCup coffee cups and lids can be diverted from landfill and composted along with food scraps. Composting is a simple solution with no separation required – cups and lids can go in one bin with food scraps. Join the Compost Revolution by signing up for the BioPak Compost Service today. Keep your takeaway coffee cups and lids out of landfill and turn them into nutrient-rich soil food. Composting is nature’s way of recycling – it’s a circular system where waste becomes food. Our compost service is available in seven cities (1300 suburbs) and locations are being added all the time. If we are not in your location yet, please leave us your details and we will let you know when we are.

How Does it Work

organic waste

Divert all your organic waste along with compostable packaging from landfill.

compost bin

Separate all your food scraps and compostable packaging into a green bin.

collection

Collected weekly or more frequently under special request.

compost

Your organic waste is processes into nutrient rich compost in less than 8 weeks.

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Download our information pack below with pricing, collection zones and contract details.

Composting is growing

The importance of composting has grown significantly in the past decade. We are all, more than ever, concerned about humanity’s excessive consumption. Composting is a great alternative to landfill and we are seeing a rapid expansion of the commercial composting network across the world. The BioPak Compost Service is providing the final yard solution – connecting cafes and businesses who want to do the right thing with our logistics and composting partners. We are constantly adding areas to our network. Leave your details to stay up to date.


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What goes in the green bin?

All your compostable cups, lids and packaging and any type of food scrap (e.g. leftover, spoiled or out-of-date food) can go into your BioPak Compost Service green bin. This includes: fruit and vegetable peels/scraps, meat and seafood scraps/bones, egg shells, dairy products (cheese, yoghurt etc.), bread, pasta, rice, cereal, coffee grounds/chaff, tea bags, out-of-date food (processed or fresh), confectionery, processed food and, of course, BioPak's certified compostable packaging. Only use compostable bin liners if you must (bags are not required for the service).

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How does composting save you money?

Organics are often the heaviest component in a general waste bin as they can contain a lot of liquid. By removing the organics from your general waste bin and separating individual waste streams to be processed efficiently, you have the potential to reduce your overall waste expenses. Remember, food scraps may only look like a small amount, but they account for a considerable amount of the total weight. By removing them, you could make a significant saving to your general waste collection bill.

What is commercial composting?

A commercial compost facility optimises the process of rapid biodegradation of organic material to high quality, toxic-free compost by controlling conditions like shredding material to the same size or controlling the temperature and oxygen levels. All our compostable packaging has been certified to biodegrade within 120 days in a commercial compost environment – resulting in nutrient-rich soil. 

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Faq

You are one step away from joining the compost revolution but you might still have a couple of unanswered questions. We understand that you want to do the right thing and be absolutely sure on what you are signing up for. Therefore, we have consolidated a list of questions we get asked frequently – from what can and can’t go in the bin, to whether you need compostable bin liners, and how composting can save you money.

Promo material

You are leading by example so it is even more important to tell your staff, customers and the world that you are now championing zero waste. Engaging and educating everyone involved is a crucial part in making your composting efforts a huge success. BioPak will provide you with bin signage and POS flyers so you can promote your zero waste goals and reduce contamination. Build composting into the core of your business with our free promotional material.

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A new hinged-lid container that's made from sugarcane pulp and is carbon neutral and completely compostable. Perfect for meal deliveries and takeaways, festival catering and quick service restaurants. 

Australians have a love affair with coffee, each year using an estimated 1 billion disposable coffee cups. That's approximately 2,700,000 paper cups tossed out every day. 

Merlo Coffee today launching a compostable cup crusade to stop more than three million cups going to landfill each year.

Plastic consumption is out of control and polluting our planet at a scale that has never been seen before. We can now see the devastating effect firsthand as plastic fragments litter every beach in the world. Wildlife ingest this plastic with lethal consequences and it’s making its way up our food chain and into our bodies. We can no longer ignore the problem and we should all be looking for solutions.