You don't have to be an expert gardener to make your own compost - it's easy to do. Both kitchen and garden waste are great ingredients for the compost heap; you can even turn cardboard and paper into compost!
Get a compost bin
We currently have a 'buy one get one half price' offer on compost bins, which means you can team up with family members, friends or neighbours to get a second compost bin at a reduced cost - visit www.getcomposting.com or telephone: 0844 5714444 quoting reference YNY08L.
There are 2 sizes of bin available:
- 220 litre compost bin: £18.50 + delivery charge (£5.99 per order)
- 330 litre compost bin: £20.50 + delivery charge (£5.99 per order)
Our bins are made in the UK from 100% recycled plastic and have a secure windproof lid and removable side hatch. They're 'carbon footprint certified' by the Carbon Trust and guaranteed for 15 years.
Buy compost bins and compost from Hazel Court HWRC
To save on the cost of your bin and delivery charges, you can buy compost bins at Hazel Court HWRC.
Compost bins available at Hazel Court HWRC:
- cost £10.00 each (a saving of £9.98 on individual bins)
- are 330 litre (1000mm height x 800mm wide)
- should fit into a hatchback-style car
- are limited to 2 per household
- the 'buy one get one half price' offer is not available at Hazel Court HWRC
- we cannot deliver bins purchased at Hazel Court HWRC
- we can only take payment on site via credit/debit card - we're unable to accept payment by cash or cheque
- we require proof of address (such as driver's licence/utility bill) to prove you live in York or North Yorkshire
We're currently selling 40 litre bags of compost from Hazel Court HWRC.
Free compost for York residents
If free compost becomes available during the summer, we'll post details on this page.