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Home composting

Composting at home is better for the environment.

You can compost the following items and more:

  • cardboard
  • paper
  • vegetable peelings
  • fruit
  • garden waste
  • eggshells
  • hay
  • wool
  • animal bedding

Want to start composting?

Essex County Council are offering discounted compost bins and free home composting online training. For more information visit the Love Essex home composting web page.