Compost Bins

Posted:2/28/2024 Jackson

Increase your self-reliance by building good, nutrient-rich soil through backyard composting.

Friends of Jackson County Conservation is selling high quality backyard composters to encourage residents to reduce waste and build healthy soil. Compost bins will be available for pre-sale starting March 15. Order online while supplies last. Click here to order online.

Purchase a compost bin and learn about common composting practices as well as tips and tricks to composting. These home composters are made from 100% recycled material and hold 125 gallons for maximum composting potential, and keeping organic materials out of landfills.  

This program is offered in partnership with Recycling Connections, a non-profit company based in Wisconsin with over 40 years experience with waste reduction, composting, and recycling education and outreach.

The backyard compost bins cost $70, this also includes instructions on how to use the compost bin and a one-year membership to Friends of Jackson County Conservation. The bins retail for over $100!

Pickup dates for pre-ordered compost bins are:
Tuesday, April 23 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Two Good Park, Preston, Iowa
Thursday, April 25 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Cole Park, Bellevue, Iowa
Saturday, April 27 from 1:00-3:00 at the Hurstville Center, Maquoketa, Iowa.

Limited supply so be sure to get your pre-sale order in.

For more information, contact Jackson County Conservation at (563) 652-3783 or