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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 13th 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. Also available for purchase is a stainless steel Kitchen Katcher for collecting food scraps in your kitchen. 

  • When do I pick up my order?  Purchases can be picked up Saturday, June 29th between 10AM – 1PM. Please select a pickup date and time using this link. Scheduling a pickup time is mandatory for the alternative pickup to ensure staff are present at the pickup location. 

  • Where do I pick up my order?  Purchases can be picked up Saturday, June 29th between 10AM – 1PM at DPW Sanitation at 4031 S. 6th Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53221.

  • 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 

(Currently Out of Stock.)


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


Each composter comes consists of two sides with sliding doors, four clips, and a locking lid. 

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