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Composting

What to put in a compost bin

  • garden waste
  • uncooked vegetable peelings
  • uncooked fruit skins and cores
  • tea bags
  • egg shells and egg boxes
  • shredded paper
  • cardboard

 What to put in a wormery

  • same as a compost bin
  • cooked fruit and vegetables
  • dairy products

Where to purchase composters and wormeries

  • the Council sells a small range of composters and wormeries - see pdf icon Prices for composters [376kb] 
  • prices include VAT
  • visit the Civic Centre in Paris Street to purchase direct from the Council
  • for home deliveries use the phone number to the right of this page - an extra charge will be made for deliveries

 Visit Composting - Devon County Council for more information about why and how to compost, and for additional styles of bins.

   
 

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