Our Household Recycling Centres are still open as normal, although bookings are required.

To book or for further details, visit our HRC Bookings page. Social distancing is required on site.

Community composting

What is community composting?

community compostingCommunity composting brings together local groups and individuals to enable them to produce compost from local green / food waste and distribute it back to their members.  Community compost sites are run on a not-for-profit basis.

What are the benefits of community composting?

  • Reduces biodegradable waste going to landfill or incineration
  • Turns a locally arising 'waste' problem into a locally available resource
  • Provides training, employment and volunteering opportunities as well as education and awareness raising
  • Helps reduce peat use

Where are the community composting sites in Gloucestershire?

We currently support these community composting sites:

  • Bisley
  • Lansdown Community Composting Club
  • South Cerney

Bisley Community Compost Scheme have their own website which is full of interesting news and articles.

More information

Are you interested in finding out more about setting up your own community compost site? Contact us at waste@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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