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Where can I get a bin?

Visit i-Local, order a compost bin!

We sell a 330 litre ‘Soil Saver’ bin with hatch. The bin dimensions are: Height 100cm - Diameter 80cm. The bin costs £12 including delivery and you can order:

  • online
  • by phone on 01267 234567 (please have your credit/debit card handy when you call).
  • in person at one of our cash desks in Carmarthen, Llanelli and Ammanford
  • by post, send a cheque made payable to Carmarthenshire County Council to: Carmarthenshire County Council, Carmarthenshire Direct, Municipal Offices, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire.

Please allow up to 4 weeks for delivery after payment is processed.

You don’t have to use a bin; an open heap will work but may be a bit slower and may need a larger amount of waste to work effectively.

You could also contain the waste using reclaimed wood e.g. old pallets to make a large box type structure – leaving the base and top open, cover with old carpet/polythene.

Many people however opt for a plastic bin and these are widely available. Designs are similar; some have a hatch to get at the finished compost; some you have to lift the bin off the compost to get at it.

Tumbler type bins sit on a frame and can be agitated to aerate the mixture. They work much quicker than a regular bin, but are much more expensive.

Page updated on: 02/10/2017

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