City of Fort Collins Compost Bin Sale

To help reduce landfill waste and support healthy local soils, the City of Fort Collins is sponsoring a discount sale of backyard compost bins and accessories. The bins allow residents to turn yard trimmings and food scraps into a nutrient-rich soil amendment.

This sale is only happening online and your order must be picked up one day only: Saturday June 15th. Place your order by June 5th to ensure availability. 

Why Compost?

Did you know more than half of what Fort Collins residents throw away can be composted? The benefits of composting range from saving money on trash bills, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, to growing healthy plants and using less water on landscapes. For more information about composting and how to do it right, visit www.fcgov.com/compost.

Also, for instruction on using your new compost bin, join us June 15th in the City Hall parking lot (300 Laporte Ave.) for the Xeriscape Garden Party, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn where to place your bin, what to add to it, and how to best use the the finished compost. Demonstrations and information sessions, taught by expert composters, will be offered throughout the day.

Want to learn more?  Check out this wisdom-filled video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqDQD8cvO5Y[HD1] 

“Clay soil, common in the Fort Collins area, doesn’t absorb water quickly and often results in runoff. Adding a soil amendment improves the soil structure and increases the rate of water infiltration – which also helps you use less water.”

Katie Collins
Water Conversation Coordinator, Fort Collins Utilities

Honore Depew

Fort Collins Sr. Sustainability Specialist, Environmental Services Dept.

“Composting food scraps and yard trimmings is one of the most effective actions you can take to help achieve the ambitious community goals Fort Collins has for reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions.”

Pick-up Date & Location

YOUR ORDER MUST BE PICKED UP ON JUNE 15th between 10:30am and 1:30pm from 321 Maple Street Fort Collins. The City of Fort Collins does not make any warranty or representation, expressed or implied, regarding the compost bins offered for sale by BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchasers must direct any questions, claims or disputes regarding their purchase to BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchases that are not picked up at the scheduled pick-up date may be donated and used for educational purposes.

Address

321 Maple Street, Fort Collins, CO

Saturday June 15th

10:30 AM — 1:30 PM