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Home composting

What you can compost, where to get a compost bin and free compost giveaways.

What waste can I compost?

You can compost garden waste and many food items. Find out what items you can put on your compost heap or in your compost bin:

Where can I get a home composter?

Visit the East Riding Get Composting website or call 0845 1306090 to buy compost bins, wormeries and kitchen digesters at a reduced price. You can also purchase home composters in most homeware stores and garden centres.

Where can I find out more about composting?

To find out how to compost, including how to set up your bin and get the right mix, visit the recyclenow website or East Riding Get Composting website.

Can I get compost from the council?

Yes, each year in May we give around 5,000 15kg bags of compost created from brown bin waste to our residents. Find out more about our compost giveaway events.