Composting is a great space efficient way of making use of waste materials you would ordinarily throw away. Composting improves soil fertility and structure, it can encourage wildlife into your garden, and best of all its free and fun.

Typically the composting process can take nine to twelve months. The finished product is nutrient rich and can be used on your garden in a variety of ways.To get you started with home composting we are offering Coventry residents the opportunity to purchase subsidised home composting bins at a fantastic prices. 

For offers on Green Cone food digester's and Green Johanna compost bins please visit 

The Green Cone accepts all cooked and uncooked food waste including vegetable scraps, meat, fish, bones dairy products and other surplus organic kitchen material. Nature does the rest, reducing the contents to its natural components of water and carbon dioxide. 

The Green Johanna produces rich compost for use in the garden from all cooked and uncooked food waste mixed with organic garden waste. For example it accepts vegetable scraps, meat, fish, bones and dairy products together with plants, leaves and grass cuttings. 


Alternatively we have 220l bins available for £5 (excluding p&p) and 330l available for £6 (excluding p&p)



Order online at or call 0844 571 4444 please ensure you quote reference number COV5L 

Terms & Conditions apply please visit the website for full details. The offer is on a first come first served basis prices will revert back to standard pricing once funding limit has been reached. 

Garden waste collection will be suspended at the end of November, a home composting bin can be used to dispose of your garden waste until they restart again in the spring.
Depending on your composting bin a whole range of waste can be put into them. 

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Soft garden prunings and plant debris Evergreen prunings Bread
Cardboard Diseased plants Cooked food
Coffee grounds Citrus peel Dog poo
Egg boxes    
Grass cuttings    
Egg shells    
Vegetable peelings     

We recently had the opportunity to make wormeries. Worms help to produce a beautiful rich compost which can used throughout your garden. 



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