Ryedale residents are being given the chance to start composting at home for under £10.
Ryedale District Council, in partnership with the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership (YNYWP) is holding a one day sale of compost bins from only £8.
The Council has negotiated the deal for the benefit of residents who may not wish to subscribe to the garden waste collection service.
The 220 litre Compost Converter bin is just £8 and the 330 litre version is £9 - a fraction of the recommended retail price of £34.95
The sale takes place on
Saturday 6th September from 10am – 2pm at Ryedale District Council Streetscene Depot, Showfield Lane, Malton YO17 6BT (opposite MKM Building Supplies).
Bins must be pre-ordered and paid for in advance, no cash payments can be taken on the day.
To order your compost bin please phone the YNYWP on 01609 532512 (8:30am – 5pm Mon to Thu & 8:30am – 4:30pm Fri) at least two days before the sale. Payment can be taken from a debit or credit card. A receipt will be issued which needs to be taken with you along with proof of address when you go to collect your bin.
Residents will be able to purchase a maximum of two compost bins per household at the subsidised price. Prices are only valid until the end of the sales. Demand is expected to be high and stocks are strictly limited.
For more information about home composting visit www.letstalklessrubbish.com
The deadline for ordering bins before the sale is 5pm on Thursday 4th September 2014.