Please remember to pre-book your visit to our Household Recycling Centres

Everyone visiting the Household Recycling Centres are required to pre-book their visit.
This is to minimise queues and congestion on site and to help keep everybody safe.

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Home composting

Composting at home is a great way to learn about nature while also reducing the amount of organic waste that your home produces.  You can use the end results as a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden.


International Compost Awareness Week is coming up in May. Find out more here.

What are the benefits of home composting?

home compostingUnlike your kerbside garden waste collection or the HRC garden waste skips, composting at home gives you compost back to use in your garden. It is nutrient rich and is a great way of reducing your carbon impact.

To find out more about composting at home, visit the Recycle Now website or Garden Organic.


Page updated: 10/02/2022 Page updated by: Kathryn Turner

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