Reuse and recycle

Agri-Ash (reusing biosolids) 

Agri-Ash is a sterile by-product of the sewerage treatment process, which is used as a soil conditioner for agricultural purposes. The Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre produces virtually no solid waste products from the treatment process as all solids are recycled into Agri-Ash, producing around 16 tonnes a day. 

Our sophisticated and holistic treatment process is of particular interest to other countries and communities who are also located inland and have limited waste disposal options.

Read more about the composition and distribution of Agri-Ash.

Waste Reduction and Recycling

  • Recycling bins located within our offices to reduce waste going to landfill – products can either be recycled, reused or composted.
  • Recycling of waste toner cartridges as well as maximising the safe disposal and reuse of end of life electronic equipment.
  • Battery collection point to enable staff to bring in used consumer batteries from home. The workplace is reducing toxic chemicals in domestic rubbish of our employees.