Batteries creating fire risk when tipped to landfill at Kimbriki

Kimbriki is appealing to the local community to ensure that all batteries are removed from household items prior to tipping at the Mixed Waste drop-off point following an increase in “smouldering events” onsite. Over the last few months Kimbriki has experienced a rise in incidents caused by batteries being crushed and overheating in the landfill […]

Adjustments to Mattress and Asbestos Pricing Effective from 1 November 2021

Kimbriki is making a couple of adjustments to pricing to better cover the cost of commercial waste processing and disposal whilst minimising the impacts on residents, both of these will be effective as of 1 November 2021: Asbestos To support the safe disposal of small amounts of asbestos identified locally Kimbriki is reducing the minimum […]

The Great Kimbriki Compost and 4R’s Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered the Great Kimbriki Compost and 4R’s Competition.  We had a great response and were inspired by the creativity and awareness of the 4 R’s and compost. Well done everyone and thank you for your amazing entries!! Kindergarten – Year 2 Competition Winners 1st Holly P (Year 1)  – Worm […]

Kimbriki News Winter edition out now

The Kimbriki News is our quarterly community newsletter that provides updates on the Kimbriki site, Eco House & Garden events and initiatives, and a range of waste and recycling news. Our winter edition is now available and covers the followings topics: IQ Renew – our rockstar recycling partners doing amazing things with your waste! Rethink […]

Kimbriki’s “Meet the Ecologist Day” now includes a FREE guided tour!

Following on from the introduction of our monthly “Meet the Ecologist” drop-in days, the Eco House and Garden team are excited to announce a new feature of the day – guided tours! The Ecology team will be in the Eco House and Garden on the last Friday of the month to provide guided educational tours […]

Kimbriki suspends Polystyrene recycling trial with Greenwall

In 2020 Kimbriki partnered with local company Greenwall to trial Polystyrene recycling. Since then, Greenwall have been taking an agreed amount of polystyrene waste and incorporating it as growth media into the production of vertical greenwalls and greenroofs. However, due to operational changes, Greenwall are currently unable to take the agreed trial amounts from Kimbriki. […]

Maintaining Your Organic Vegie Garden

This Vegie Garden Maintenance workshop will deepen your knowledge and skills introduced in the Beginners Workshop. You will learn how to continue building your living soils & understand what soil is made of. The ongoing success of organic gardening & farming depends on beneficial microbes, which act as drivers for our entire soil and plant […]

Avalon Public School’s old roofing materials enjoy a new life at Government House in the form of a Kimbriki wicking garden bed

Kimbriki’s Eco House and Garden team have just completed an inspiring reuse initiative, which saw Avalon Public School’s old roofing materials end up with a new look, a new life, and a new home at Government House. The reuse initiative began earlier this year when Avalon Public School was scheduled to have their aging roof […]