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Discounted Compost Bins
Create compost in your backyard from your own yard trimmings and kitchen scraps with a compost bin. They speed up the process and help keep pests out. The City of San José provides the following bins for purchase to San José residents and City of San José employees.

Soil Saver Backyard Composter The Soil Saver Backyard Composter 
The Soil Saver can be used to compost yard trimmings and food waste. This bin has side vents and is open at the bottom to speed the composting process. San José residents can purchase the Soil Saver Backyard Composter for only $50.

Dimensions: Height: 32", Width: 28", Depth: 28"
Wriggly Wranch The Wriggly Wranch
The Wriggly Wranch uses red wiggler worms to break down kitchen scraps into the world's best fertilizer! This bin has two working trays, one collector tray, and a tap to drain liquid. San José residents can purchase the Wriggly Wranch for only $50.

Dimensions: Height: 25", Width: 15", Depth: 22"

Purchasing a Discounted Compost Bin

  • If you are a San José resident, you may purchase a bin by providing a valid driver’s license with a San José address or a utility bill and picture ID.
  • Check or cash accepted — NO credit cards please. 

Compost bins are available for sale throughout the year to San José residents at:

Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor Center
438 Coleman Ave.
San José, CA 95110
Phone: (408) 298-7657
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F