Composting

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1. Home compost bins

Garden composter

Home composting is the most environmentally friendly way of dealing with kitchen and garden waste. It produces compost that can be used as an excellent soil improver. 

Residents can buy low cost home compost bins from us.

All compost bins are made from 100% recycled material. 

We have 3 different composters:

1. Small rotol compost bin (220 litres)

  • £12.40 collected
  • £16.40 delivered within the district
  • height 77cm, base diameter 76cm, top diameter 46cm

2. Large rotol composter (300 litres)

  • £16.80 collected
  • £20.80 delivered within the district
  • height 77cm, base diameter 102cm, top diameter 46cm 

3. Garden king composter (330 litres)

  • £16.80 collected
  • £20.80 delivered within the district
  • height 102cm, base diameter 92cm, top diameter 48cm

Composters can be collected from our Forde Road Offices, Forde Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4AD.

Free woodchip (collection only)

To help you get the most out of your compost bin we are giving away a free bag of wood chip with every home compost bin purchased and collected from our Forde Road Offices (offer doesn't apply to composters delivered). Wood chips are slow to rot, provide carbon & fibre and allow air pockets to form, all of which are essential in producing good quality compost. 

Delivery

To request the delivery of a composter please call our Customer Services team on 01626 215838.

Alternatives 

If you don't have a big enough garden for home composting, why not consider a Wormery instead? A Wormery is a home for tiger worms, that can turn cooked and uncooked food leftovers (plus things like toilet roll tubes, egg boxes and paper towels) into a rich compost and an excellent liquid feed.