Menzies is licensed by the DER to accept and recycle solid and liquid organic waste at it Mogumber Quarry. Menzies identified that significant quantities of greenwaste were produced during its own and clients civil works. 

 

In addition, the use of composted products are required for landscaping works following civil works to reinstate the amenity of the area. Organic waste area rapidly converted to compost utilizing a forced aeration system that reduces composing time from 12 to 8 weeks and also reduces odours enabling the acceptance of problematic waste streams.


ORGANIC WASTE DISPOSAL

 

Greenwaste

Grass, leaves, plants, branches, tree trunks and stumps including controlled greenwaste collections.

 

Untreated timber

Sawdust, shavings, timber offcuts, crates, pallets, wood packaging.

 

Natural fibrous organics

Peat, seed hulls/husks, straw, bagasse and other natural organic fibrous organics.

 

Processed fibrous organics

Paper, cardboard, paper-processing sludge, non-synthetic textiles.

 

Municipal source separated kerbside garden waste

Grass, leaves, plants, branches, tree trunks and stumps as this source is not controlled.

 

Treated septage & sludge and animal manures

Includes waste from waste water treatment plants, (biosolids).

 

Solid animal manures

And animal bedding organics

 

natural or processed vegetable organics

Vegetables, fruits and seeds and processing wastes, solid winery, brewery and distillery wastes.

 

Mixed source separated kerbside garden waste/food waste

Grass,  leaves, plants, branches, tree trunks and stumps, vegetables, fruit and other food scraps.

 

Meat, fish & fatty foods

Animal mortalities, parts of carcasses, bone, fish and fatty processing or food and abattoir waste.

 

Municipal putrescible waste

From domestic, commercial or industrial premises. Food, kitchen and other putrescible wastes from commercial and industrial premises.


Organic waste can be rapidly converted to compost utilizing a forced aeration system that reduces composing time from 12 to 8 weeks and also reduces odours enabling the acceptance of problematic waste streams.

 

Organic product range

Menzies can supply a range of shredded or composted organic products that meet Australian Standard AS4454 and can specifically tailor products to meet client’s particular needs. Products produced include;

•    Composted coarse and fine mulch

•    Composted soil conditioners

•    Shredded greenwaste.

All composted products are free of contamination, weeds and diseases.