Media Statement: Fire at Kimbriki

Sunday 22 March 2020 At approximately 5.15pm today a fire occurred on the public (small vehicle) transfer station at the Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre. Site security video shows a smoulder starting in rubbish tipped by customers earlier in the day. The fire was attended by Rural Fire Service vehicles and was quickly under control with […]

Kimbriki now accepts Paint

2 March 2020 Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre is now accepting unwanted and unused paint at Kimbriki free of charge under the Paintback® Scheme. Kimbriki is an approved Paintback® collection site providing Australian households and Trade Painters a convenient, responsible and free disposal point for unwanted paint. Responsibly deal with waste paint after painting. Declutter your […]

Pruning & Propagation

Correct pruning is beneficial to your trees and shrubs to increase durability and strength; remove dead and diseased wood; improve cropping, regrowth and aesthetics as well as the general health of your trees and shrubs. New plants can be expensive and creating new ones from seed collected or prunings from friends can be a fun, […]

Starting a Beginner’s Vegie Garden

Learn the basic skills to grow some of your own organic herbs and vegetables. We will set up and plant a new garden together. Food grown using natural organic methods is healthier for you and your family and healthier for the living soil; and the environment. Everyone can do this. Come and learn with us! […]

Self-Watering Garden Beds Workshop

An exciting workshop on building and managing a wicking bed – a self-watering garden.   What is a wicking bed? Wicking beds are a unique garden with a water tank at the base. They are designed so the water ‘wicks upwards’ into the soil, like a candle wick. These gardens are self-watering for times when […]

Composting & Worm Farms Workshop

Composting and worm farming are great alternatives to disposing of your food waste in the rubbish bin while creating natural fertiliser for your garden. By recycling food scraps in a compost bin or worm farm you can help reduce organic waste disposed in landfill, in turn reducing the production of leachate and greenhouse gases from […]

One hundred million litres processed

21 October 2019 Kimbriki’s newly launched Leachate Treatment Plant has achieved a significant milestone in processing its one hundred millionth litre this month. Commissioned in June this year, the fully automated Plant treats waste-water generated from landfilling activities (known as leachate) using a combination of biological and chemical processes to render the leachate safe for […]