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.

DIY compost bins

Garden Organic have a great step by step guide on how to build a DIY compost bin here.

Alternatively, Gardeners World have a DIY compost bin guide using just pallets here.


Where can I buy a compost bin?

Most Garden centres or DIY stores will sell typical 'Dalek' style compost bins along with a few other styles. These are great if you are looking to get set up quickly or if you don't have much space.


Alternatively Gloucestershire County Council have a deal with Get Composting.To view the range of bins and accessories visit the website.

You can buy a compost bin from as little as £22 (plus £6.99 delivery, per order).
Buy one get one 1/2 price!

How to buy:

  • Buy online at Get Composting
  • Call 0844 571 4444
    Calls to this number cost 5 pence per minute plus your telephone company's access charge
Page updated: 10/02/2022 Page updated by: Kathryn Turner

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