Composting At Home
Interested in composting at home? Here are some resources that can help including videos, DIY and purchase bins, and compostable materials guide.
Purchase a home program kit that includes a stationary or rotary compost bin.
Home Program #1 comes with an 80 gal Earth Machine. Home Program #2 comes with a 35 gal rotary compost bin. Programs can be purchased below. Scroll down to find free, used bin option.
Home Programs #1 & #2 Include:
Choice of compost bin: 80 gal Earth Machine or FCMP 35 gal dual chamber rotary bin (price based on the selected style of bins, shipping and assembly time)
Food scrap collection bin for your kitchen
Sticker indicating what type of scraps are appropriate for composting
Optional 1:1 consultation on zoom to answer specific questions, support your success, or help you effectively site and set up the system
Access to monthly online classes: compost clinic and intro to composting and wasted food reduction
Inspiring bundle of composting education resources with your purchase
Easy 1 time payment online
At this time - free delivery for residents living within the city of Sarasota, all others must arrange pick-up (subject to change in the future).
Register and Pay for Program of your Choice
Scroll down to find the free, used bin option
Free, Well-Used Earth Machine - While Supplies Last
Conditions apply, open to registered park participants only thru 2/1/21
There are numerous ways to compost at home. Below is a video explaining 6 different options.
NC State Extension:
D.I.Y. Compost Bin Ideas & Products Available in the Market
There are so many options when it comes to composting at home, below are just a few bin suggestions and options.
GEOBIN: Expandable, Easy Assembly - 216 gallons