Compost Bins and Yard Waste Bags for Sale
Make compost at home
In order to encourage backyard composting by Lawrence residents*, the City sells compost bins and kitchen scrap pails.
*This offer is only good to Lawrence citizens receiving residential trash service from the City. Quantities are limited, so call the Waste Reduction and Recycling Division at 832-3030 today to reserve your bin. Click here to visit our Backyard Composting page.
Earth Machine Backyard Composter ($40)
The Earth Machine consists of two plastic rings that snap together, plus a locking lid to form a large dome. This bin is very durable, and has a door near the bottom for easy access to finished compost.
Dimensions: 33" X 33" X 34"
Capacity: 10 cubic feet
Key Features: locking lid, lightweight, very durable, sliding door at the bottom for harvesting finished compost.
Kitchen Scrap Pail ($10)
Provides a convenient collection container for your kitchen scraps prior to their introduction to your backyard composting system.
Dimensions: 9" X 9" X 11"
Capacity: 7 quarts
Key Features: wide opening for easy emptying of plates, carbon filter for odor, lid can be opened with one hand.
Compostable Paper Yard Waste Bags ($1.50 per 5-pack)
Approved collection container for your residential yard trimmings material set out on Mondays. Limit 5 packs per household. Limited supply and will not be a permanent sale.
Dimensions: 16" x 12" x 35"
Capacity: 30 Gallon
Key Features: Made of two-ply heavy duty paper with wet strength outer layer.
NEW!!! Yard Waste Carts for sale, information posted on this webpage.