Did you know Australia holds the dubious honour of being the fourth highest food waster in the world? And about half of what the average Australian household throws out is compostable organic material (which once in landfill, releases methane, a harmful greenhouse gas that's 25 times more powerful than carbon dioxide).
While throwing away scraps and food that’s gone off might seem harmless, it’s actually hurting your wallet as well as our planet – the Rabo Food Waste report shows that Aussies are wasting 13% of their weekly grocery shop, costing the average household $1,026 a year.
So! Are you keen to step up and start composting? Great news! We’ve teamed up with the Compost Revolution to offer you the chance to nurture your gardens and families for free!
We simply want you to tell us in (25 words or less) why you’re keen to step up your composting game! Are you an old hand, ready to upgrade or a total newbie keen to start? We’ll be judging the most creative (and deserving!) responses, and two major winners will receive either a:
Five runners up will each win a: