Compost at Home

Visit our home compost page for more information on how to buy a bin, advice on how to get started composting, a step by step guide to composting and where to get help.

Norfolk residents can buy a compost bin from only £10 at 

We want to find out more about people’s home composting activities, so we can provide information and support; helping them to start composting or offering support and advice to those who are already do but may be having difficulties or need encouragement. To tell us about your home composting please complete our short Norfolk Home Compost survey.

Master Composters

Photograph of Norfolk Master Composter volunteersIf you are keen on composting or volunteering (or both) you could train to be one our helpful Master Composter volunteers. Find out more here or visit

Community Composting

Photograph of a community composting site, shows several homemade wooden compostersKeen to do more than home compost in your local community? Learn more about setting up a community composting scheme.

Garden Waste Collections

Photograph of a local council scheme garden waste bin (brown bin)Norfolk’s councils offer a chargeable collection service for your garden waste.  They provide you with a brown bin that is emptied fortnightly – a great way to keep on top of your garden waste without too many trips to the recycling centre.

Find out more here.

Composting and Recycling Centres

You can now buy compost bags, compost bins and garden waste bags, directly from all of our recycling centres:

  • Bags of compost are £3.50 a bag. The bags are hand-filled with compost which has been made from recycled garden waste to approximately 40 litres.
  • Compost bins are £10 for a 220 litre home compost bin and you can buy one and get one half price. Compost bins for sale are limited to 2 per customer.
  • Garden waste sacks are £5 each, to help with storage and transport of garden waste.