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Welcome to the Spring 2024 South Central Council of Governments Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale!

We're excited to offer our Spring 2024 Community Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale. Backyard Composting is an excellent way to reduce trash going to landfills and allows you to make your own compost! Rain Barrels reduce water costs, keep our water clean, and provide a natural source of water for plants and gardens all while reducing the amount of pollutants that enter our storm drains.

Please explore our site to see what is being offered at this community sale. Because we are purchasing in bulk, we are able to offer compost bins, rain barrels, and accessories at reduced prices.

Orders must be placed by May 2nd and picked up on Friday, May 3, 2024, from:

The Woodbridge Town Center - 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525

*Please be sure you pick up your order, or send someone in your place, as we have very limited storage space. Unclaimed products will be donated to local community garden programs.

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Why Compost?

Organic waste comprises 30 percent of the household trash going into landfills and incinerators, where it has no chance to decompose and offers very little BTU value. Homeowners who compost not only extend the life of our landfills and reduce the cost of collecting household garbage, but also recycle the nutrients in organic waste to create a valuable soil amendment for their gardens.

We want to encourage backyard composting so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of improving or maintaining high-quality soil, growing healthy plants, reducing the use of fertilizer and pesticides, improving water quality, and protecting the environment. By adding compost you can conserve water and help improve soil to help hold water in the root zone.

Want to learn more? Check out this cool video:

Almost 25% of a typical household's waste can be recycled right in our own backyards. This significantly reduces the amount of waste that is incinerated or placed in landfills thereby reducing methane emissions and lowering your carbon footprint. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is about 21 times more powerful in warming the earth's atmosphere than carbon dioxide.

Adding compost to your garden and lawn helps conserve water, grow healthy plants, reduce the use of fertilizer and pesticides and protects the environment. Composting enables us to return to the earth the energy that plants create and the nutrients they absorb from the soil.

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Why Compost

The goal of the SCRCOG is to improve and protect the rivers and surrounding environment by educating, inspiring, and empowering the community to foster environmentally responsible behaviors, with an initial focus on residential and commercial composting. This initiative brings together existing composting efforts in the state under a central framework to build efficiency and maximize the diversion of food scraps from our waste stream. The foundation of this effort has two directives linked to the same outcome: Reducing waste generation (refuse, reduce, reuse) and reducing disposal (repurpose, compost, recycle) of material entering landfills and incineration facilities.

Pick-up Date & Location


LOCATION: The Woodbridge Town Center - 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525

South Central Council of Governments does not make any warranty or representation, expressed or implied, regarding the compost bins and rain barrels offered for sale by BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchasers must direct any questions, claims, or disputes regarding their purchase to BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchases that are not picked up at the scheduled pick-up date may be donated and used for educational purposes.

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