Composting

Backyard Composter Group Purchase Interest

 

Make rich compost for your yard and garden using food scraps and yard waste!

 

Home Composter Interest Survey

 

About the Home Composter Bin

  • Expected bin price: $55 each, pay upon delivery
  • Made in North America of sturdy, yet lightweight, 100% recycled plastic.
  • Two-piece construction of sides allows for easy transporting (fits in most trunks/back seats).
  • Large capacity: 17 cu. ft. / holds 125 gallons. Dimensions: 30" h x 32" diameter.
  • Wide opening at the top –easy to add, view, and manage materials.
  • Lockable lid to deter pests and won't blow away.
  • Sliding doors on each side to monitor the status of, or to harvest, compost.

 

Composter Bin Inspection

  • Winneshiek County Waste Education can bring one to demonstrate for your school, church, or civic group
  • Northeast Iowa Community College: contact the Green Iowa Americorps Sustainability Team
  • Winneshiek Energy District: contact the Green Iowa Americorps Team

 

2023 Distribution Follow Up

  • We will follow up with you once we have enough interest to submit an order

 

The goal of this program is to promote backyard composting as a means to help our community reduce pressure on our landfill.

Home Composter Interest Form

Questions? Contact Winneshiek County Waste Reduction and Recycling Educator Evan Neubauer (wildrecycling@winneshiekwild.com).