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Home Composting

Composters and Food Digesters

Dealing with waste at home is always preferable compared to transporting waste in your car or one of our lorries.

The benefits to composting:

  • free compost for your garden

You can compost the following items and more:

  • cardboard
  • paper
  • vegetable peelings
  • fruit
  • green waste
  • egg shells
  • hay
  • wool
  • animal bedding

Want to start composting?

Essex County Council is now offering a wide range of composting options at discounted prices.  Want two compost bins?  Get the second half price!  To check out the prices, see what is available or make an order, visit