Buy a Compost Bin

Composting

Home Composting Bins

The City now offers two styles of compost bins, plus kitchen scrap collection buckets.
To purchase a bin, Newton residents can come by City Hall during open hours. (We accept cash and personal checks only.) Once purchased, you will be given a slip and the bin can be picked up at the Rumford Ave Resource Recovery Facility

BRAVE NEW COMPOSTER, $55, plus tax
Features and Benefits

  • Unique dual cone design virtually eliminates need for constant turning
  • Patented cone shaped top retains heat & moisture
  • Bottom cone draws air into the center to increase aerobic activity
  • Air holes are less than 1/2" in diameter - holes let in oxygen but helps deters larger critters
  • Bottom cone secures firmly to the ground and the adjacent bin wall with galvanized steel pins
  • Assembles in 10 min without tools
  • Durable and weather resistant
  • Color: BLACK
  • 24 cu.ft capacity
  • 30" high, variable diameter
  • Made in the USA
  • Recycle plastic jugs by using them as stuffing support for bottom cone

EARTH MACHINE, $43, plus tax
Features and Benefits

  • Easy access through large lid opening, no corners for materials to get stuck in
  • Rodent Resistant - "Twist Pegs" secure bin to ground, twist locking lid
  • Designed to allow adequate ventilation throughout the unit, which promotes aerobic decompostion or organic materials
  • Ease of assembly - snaps together in seconds, no tools required
  • Recycled content - made with a minimum 50% post-consumer recycled materials. 
  • Durable - Made with tough high-density polyethene with UV stabilizers for all season strength and weatherability.  10-year warranty against cracking, deterioration, warping, or any other defect that would diminish the effectiveness of appearance of the compost bin
  • 10.5 cubic foot capacity
  • Dimensions when assembled: 33" d x 33" h
  • See a video of how to use the bin here
 

Composting!

 

 

 Kitchen Scrap Bucket, $8.00, plus tax
  • 70 degree throw back stays open while emptying and snap latch lid keeps closed when not in use
  • 360 degree double rim closure
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Strong, ergonomically designed handle for easy carrying and emptying
  • Wide bottom grip facilitates emptying
  • BPA free
  • 1.9 gallon capacity, 12" x 8.5" x 8.5"

             
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