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Attend a workshop and get a free compost bin

Bird on Compost with Worm

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Do you want to get composting at home? Already tried, but it didn’t work? Moved home and want to save some money in the garden? Whatever the reason we have the ideal free training for aspiring composters in Essex.

This Spring sign up for one of our training events and get answers to all your questions.

During the 2-hour workshop you will learn how to set up your compost bin for maximum success, what to place in your bin and what not to, know how to solve common problems such as ants and unwanted smells. Plus, you will get all the answers to any other questions you may have.

In return you will receive either a 220 or 330 litre compost bin free of charge (worth £8.98 and £9.98 respectively) and delivered to your home usually within the two weeks following the training day.


Braintree (FULL)

Saturday 23 February 2019, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Great Notley Community Centre - Great Notley, Braintree, CM77 7US - FULL


Wednesday 27 February 2019, 6pm– 8pm

Maldon District Council offices - Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL - FULL

Epping Forest

Saturday 2 March 2019, 10am-12pm

Epping Forest District Council offices - High Street, Epping, CM16 4BZ


Wednesday 6 March 2019, 5:30pm–7:30pm

Foakes Hall - Foakes House, 47 Stortford Road, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DG


Saturday 9 March 2019, 10am-12pm

St George’s Church Hall - Ongar Road, Brentwood, CM15 9HR


Thursday 14 March 2019, 6:30pm-8pm

Marconi Room, Chelmsford City Civic Centre - Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE - FULL

Register here to find out more about compost workshops

Please note that this training is only available to residents who live in the Essex County Council statutory areas, excluding Southend and Thurrock.