The Veolia organic waste facility, located in Bulla, 30km North of Melbourne, will use state-of-the-art Australian-made technology to turn thousands of tonnes of organic waste into high-grade composts and mulches.
The Bulla organic waste facility processes 85,000 tonnes of green organics, lawn clippings, garden waste and food scraps annually. The highly efficient facility will convert the otherwise landfill-bound waste into approximately 60,000 tonnes of high-grade composts (40,000T) and mulches (20,000T), which will, in turn, be sold to local garden centres (soil production and landscape companies), civil construction, horticulture, viticulture and our largest network of broad acre farmers producing our everyday food needs. The end product aims to increase the carbon within the soil to ultimately improve soil health.
The facility receivees, processes and repurposes organic waste delivered by the Metropolitan Waste Management Group and 11 participating councils in the north and west of Melbourne. The facility is currently contracted to handle the organic waste processing for the region until 2027 and expects to continue its work returning organic material to the environment well into the foreseeable future.
Capacity to process 85,000 tonnes per year
Accepting waste from 11 Melbourne region councils
Produces up to 60,000 tonnes of high-grade compost annually