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 Home Composter Bin Pre-order Sales

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works is proud to sponsor its 12th annual compost bin sale. The sale will feature 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.”

  • How do I order?  The 2023 Compost Bin and Pail Sale has ended for Milwaukee. Sun Prairie has compost bins available for purchase. They are the closest purchase location. CLICK HERE to order from Sun Prairie. Or scroll down and click the pail to place the pre-purchased order online. Instructions for pick-up will be sent in May. 

  • When do I pick up my order? Purchases must be picked up on Saturday, May 20th between 9 AM – 2 PM.

  • How do I pick up my order?  We will be using to schedule curbside pick up appointments. Customers will be sent a link to schedule their pick-up time after the pre-sale closes on April 15th, 2023.

  • Where do I pick up my order? Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful at 1313 W Mt Vernon Ave, Milwaukee, 53233  (Enter parking lot off of Ember Lane)

  • Want to learn more about backyard composting? Recycling Connections offers information, tips, and a webinar free online you can view to learn how to be successful with Backyard Composting. Click here to learn more.

  • Do you have questions about this order? Contact Laura Stevens,, 414.286.2334.

This is a partnership between the City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works and Recycling Connections. 

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Home Composter $68.00 

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Home Composter

Kitchen Pail $25.00 

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for 2023.

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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