How to buy a bin

Norfolk residents can buy a reduced priced compost bin from £11.99 at getcomposting.com

Many people choose to make their own compost bins out of pallets, wire or other materials. Or why not look for a second hand bin online.

 

**EXTRA SPECIAL OFFER**

For a limited time claim a FREE compost bin by attending a FREE compost workshop for beginners.

Why Compost?

Composting at home is the simple way to help nature restore your garden’s health and vitality

Home composting can help:

  • You,  to save money on buying compost
  • Your garden, by feeding plants, lightening heavy soils and helping light soils hold more water.
  • The environment, by reducing waste being sent for disposal cuts down on our reliance on peat based composts

Step by Step guide to composting

Find out where’s the best place to put your compost bin, what ingredients to put in and how to get your compost out and use it.

Click here for a step by step guide to composting

Compost FAQs

Are you having trouble getting your compost just right?

Is it too wet, dry or smelly? Do you have some unwanted residents?  We have collated some advice on how to deal with the most common home composting problems.

Click here to have your compost questions answered

Getting Help and Local Events

We are here to help if you have any questions or need advice on composting there are lots of ways to find out more:

Visit Master Composters at a local event 

Email – mastercomposters@norfolk.gov.uk

Call – 0344 800 8020

Garden Organic – lots of information on organic gardening and composting, including an app for your smart phone

Recyclenow.com  – easy steps to help with your home composting