The Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance is selling two types of composting containers. This offer is for residents of the Towns of Arlington, Bennington, Dorset, Glastenbury, Manchester, Rupert, Pownal, Sandgate, Searsburg, Shaftsbury, Stamford, Sunderland and Woodford
Soil Saver Composters for $57.24.These provide an easy way to convert common yard and food waste into an effective fertilizer that you can use in your garden, flowerbeds or to fertilize trees. The Soil Saver has a large capacity (28” wide by 28” deep by 32” high) so it can serve a household of up to five people. In addition, the locking lid helps to keep animals out of the compost. They have two sliding doors for easy removal of compost and a self-watering lid feature.
We are also selling the Busch Kitchen Composter ($10.48), which has a filter for eliminating odors and a capacity of 1.3 gallons. This can be used to store food scraps in the kitchen until you can take them to your back yard composter.
We are taking orders now for distributing at the Dorset Highway Garage on Village Street on Greenup Day, May 6, 2017 from 10AM to 12PM.
You must pick up your order on May 6th.
Discount for Workshop Participants: We will hold a workshop on composting at the Dorset Town Hall, 112 Mad Tom Road, in East Dorset on May 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM. If you participate in the workshop, we will reimburse you $25.95. This reimbursement only applies to the purchase of a Soil Saver, with one reimbursement given per person upon confirmation of workshop attendance.