Home Composting Bins

Home Composting can be done in an open pile or using a bin or composter.  There are many types of bins including those which are homemade or purchased from retailers.

Residents that live in the following areas can purchase a Compost Bin at a reduced price.  To make arrangements to purchase and pick-up your Compost Bin contact the number listed next to the area you live in.

Or make your own bin. Click here for directions.

Biostack® Composter


(925) 372-3531

Pleasant Hill

(925) 671-5265

See below for details regarding Compost Bins for residents living in the following areas:

Cities of El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo and Surrounding West County unincorporated areas of Bayview, El Sobrante, Tara Hills, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Rollingwood and East Richmond Heights or call (510) 215-3125

Cities/Towns of Danville, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, San Ramon, Walnut Creek and Surrounding Central County unincorporated areas of Alamo, Blackhawk and Diablo or call (925) 906-1801

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Phone: 925-674-7203
Fax: 925-674-7250
County Recycling Hotline: 1 (800) 750-4096 -or- E-Mail

Contra Costa County Department of Conservation & Development
30 Muir Road
Martinez, CA 94553

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