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Home composting offers for 2017/18

See our current offers on compost bins for your home.

Why compost?

  • it's good for your garden - digging compost into your soil improves on its texture and nutritional quality, which in turn produces healthier plants

  • it's good for the environment - organic rubbish that is sent to landfill breaks down without air, which causes methane to be produced. Methane is a greenhouse gas twenty times more powerful than carbon dioxide. Also, making your own compost saves you from buying peat-based compost. Peat bogs are a natural habitat

  • it's good for your pocket - composting your kitchen and garden waste at home saves on car journeys and provides you with your own versatile, valuable free resource

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Residents with smaller gardens or back yards might want to consider setting up a  wormery (opens in a new window).

Special home composting offers for 2017/18

The two most popular compost bins are on special offer. The 220 litre compost converter bin will cost £17.98. If you order a second one, it will cost just £8.99.

The 330 litre compost converter bin will cost £19.98. If you order a second one it will cost just £9.99.

There will be a flat rate delivery charge of £5.99 on top of this.

Please see details of the offer and how to place an order (pdf, 2Mb) (opens in a new window)or phone 0844 571 4444 quoting your postcode.

The offer will be available for Dorset residents until 31 March 2018. This includes residents living in Christchurch, East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland.

Free compost bins for schools

Find out more about how Dorset schools can have up to two free 330 litre compost bins plus two lidded caddies for collecting waste. 


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