Home Composter Bin Pre-order Sale

Milwaukee, WI

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The City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works is proud to sponsor its 10th annual compost bin sale. The sale will feature a new, 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?  We have SOLD OUT for 2021. You will need to wait until next year.  

  • When do I pick up my order? Purchases must be picked up on Saturday, May 8th between 9 AM – 2 PM.

  • How do I pick up my order? We will be using SignUp.com to schedule curbside pick up appointments. Customers have been sent a link to schedule their pick-up time on May 8th. 

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


  • Can I purchase a rain barrel? This year the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works is partnering with Recycling Connections, a Wisconsin-based non-profit focusing on waste reduction, recycling, and resource conservation to host the annual compost bin sale.  Rain barrels will not available during this year’s sale, but you can still purchase a rain barrel by visiting the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) Headquarters lobby Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM. Find more information.  


  • 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.


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

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