Home Composter Bin Pre-order Sales

Marathon County, Wisconsin

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Marathon County Solid Waste Department and the Village of Weston are proud to offer a convenient pre-purchase / pick-up compost bin sale. The sale features a highly-rated compost bin, The Home Composter. Recommended by expert composters, the Home Composter is easy to assemble, long-lasting, made from 100% recycled materials, and is NOT available in stores. Each purchase comes with a Backyard Composting book. Also available for purchase is a stainless steel Kitchen Katcher for collecting food scraps in your kitchen. 

  •  How do I order?  CLICK HERE or Scroll down to the items on this page to purchase. We have closed the pre-order sale of Compost Bins. A few pails are still available. 

  • When do I pick up my order? Purchases must be picked up on Saturday, May 14th between 10am – Noon at the Village of Weston Municipal Center at 5500 Schofield Ave, Weston, WI 54476 or in Wausau at the Oak Island Park, 500 River Drive, Wausau (Parking lot by the tennis courts.)

  • How do I pick up my order? To space pick-ups and manage the pick-up flow, we will be using SignUp.com to schedule curbside pick-up appointments. Customers will be sent a link to schedule their pick-up time on May 14th between 10am-Noon. At that time, customers will select the location of pick-up. 

  • Where do I pick up my order? Customers will have two options for pick-up: Village of Weston Municipal Center at 5500 Schofield Ave, Weston, WI 54476 or in Wausau at Oak Island Park, 500 River Drive (Parking lot by the tennis courts). Any order NOT picked up on May 14th between 10am-noon will be held at the Marathon County Solid Waste Department in Ringle and must be picked up from that location. 


  • I do not want to pre-purchase, how can I get a bin or pail? Compost bins and pails are available for purchase year-round at the Marathon County Solid Waste Department Office, the same location as our landfill. Please contact Julie at least 24 hours in advance to place an order. Call Phone: 715-446-3101 ext.103 or email julie.groshek@co.marathon.wi.us

This is a partnership between Marathon County Solid Waste Department, the Village of Weston, and Recycling Connections. 

Home Composter $55.00 

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Home Composter

We are no longer accepting pre-orders for this item. 

Kitchen Pail $25.00 

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About the Home Composter

This is the best backyard compost bin out there. It is simple to use, has a huge capacity for yard material and food waste, and made of 100% recyclable material. It is not sold in stores. Click here to see a Comparison Chart to other popular compost bins.

Special Features: 

  • It is attractive

  • 100% recycled plastic

  • Black to absorb heat quickly

  • 128 gallon capacity (can hold six to eight 30-gallon bags of yard material)

  • Easy to use, simple to assemble and move if you need

  • Long-lasting

  • A door that slides open at the bottom giving you easy access to finished compost without emptying entire bin

  • A tight lid keeping pests out; yet is well vented to decompose organic material well

  • Comes with a copy of the book "The Composting Cookbook"


Each composter comes consists of two sides with sliding doors, four clips, and a locking lid. Participants also receive an instruction sheet and Home Compost Cookbook with each purchase

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