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Composting: Compost Bins

Residents, schools and businesses within the RecycleSmart service area, and in San Ramon, can purchase a compost bin.

Two bin limit per household.

  • Lafayette

  • Orinda

  • Moraga

  • Walnut Creek

  • Danville

  • Alamo, Blackhawk, Diablo

  • San Ramon


Soilsaver Backyard Compost Bin, REDUCED PRICE OF $35.00 (Includes shipping and tax)

Retail: Normally $90-$120 not including tax/shipping.

  • Made of 0.25-inch-thick black recycled plastic
  • Durable design holds heat inside
  • Wide top for easy mixing
  • Latching handles and self-watering holes on lid
  • 2 sliding bottom access doors
  • 86 gallons = 11.5 cubic feet
  • 25-year limited manufacturer's warranty
  • Easy, tool-free assembly
  • Dimensions: 28L x 28W x 30H inches

Use PayPal, Debit or Credit to purchase a Soilsaver Compost Bin.

Or you can mail a check in the amount of $35.00 WRITTEN OUT TO CENTRAL CONTRA COSTA SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY, including a cover letter with the following information: Full name, complete mailing address, email and phone.

Mail to:

Attn: Compost Bin
1850 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 320
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Once we receive your order, we will ship the Soilsaver direct to your front door!

  • PLEASE NOTE: Delivery time is 2 to 6 weeks.
  • RETURN POLICY: Full return within 30 days of purchase date for unopened and unused product.

Soilsaver Base: A base (bottom) is optional. Most compost bins are open at the bottom for better air circulation, and to allow good bacteria, worms and bugs to come into your bin, speeding up the composting process. A base could help with any major rodent issues at your location. Make sure you always burry any food scraps under outdoor green waste to avoid these issues. Click here to purchase a base (bottom) for the Soilsaver Composting Bin.


Can-O-Worms Compost Bin, $103.00 (includes shipping and tax)  

  • Two working trays hold up to 17,000 worms
  • 20" x 22.5" x 25.5" (fully assembled) 
  • 15 lbs. 
  • Material: 100% recycled material (black color)
  • Self-harvesting, worms do all of the work! 
  • Made for individuals of all ages and abilities
  • Perfect for homes, condos, apartments, and schools
  • Ideal for indoor or outdoor use

Click here to purchase the Can-O-Worms compost bin. 


Compost Tumbler, $169.00 (Includes shipping and tax)

  • Capacity: 58 gallons
  • Dimensions: 45" x 33.5" x 33" (assembled)
  • Material: 100% recycled (green color)
  • Features: Stainless steel central breaker bar mixes and aerates to break down material faster
  • Two screw-on lids with ventilation slots to keep compost well aerated
  • Can be placed on hard surface such as concrete
  • A daily spin will produce compost in as little as 21 days

Click here to purchase the Compost Tumbler.