Waste and Recycling
Home composting is an easy way to reduce your household waste and produce compost for free. Composting can be done in either a bin or a traditional heap.
Subsidised Home Compost Bins
Subsidised home compost bins are available for all Richmondshire residents to buy in conjunction with the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership. Two sizes of compost bin are available at the following subsidised prices:
- The 220 litre compost bin costs £12.00 plus delivery
- The 330 litre compost bin costs £14.00 plus delivery
Delivery price is £5.99 per order
There is a special offer available of buy one compost bin get one half price
For information about how to make compost and how to use it in your garden visit the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership home composting page for lots of great ideas and advice.
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Reduce your food waste even further
Normal compost bins can only take fruit and vegetable peelings from your kitchen. However there are specialised bins to deal with cooked food waste which, when combined with home composting could eliminate food waste from your rubbish altogether. To find out more visit the food composting page.