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Compost bins on sale through April 24

photo of the black Earth machine compost bin, with instruction manualThe Recycling Committee, in conjunction with the Maine Resource Recovery Association, is sponsoring a compost bin sale for all Cape Elizabeth residents.

The committee is encouraging citizens to make a greater effort to reduce the amount of food, leaf and yard waste they generate by initiating their own backyard-composting program.

Earth Machine Compost Bins
Orders accepted through April 24, 2017
Bins may be picked up after June 5, 2017
FMI Al Ward at Public Works, 207-799-4151.

The bin offered for sale is called “The Earth Machine", is 33-by-35 inches, made from recycled plastic, has an 80-gallon capacity and converts grass, leaves and table scraps into an abundant supply of rich garden soil. It assembles easily and comes with a 10-year warranty and instruction booklet. It is the same machine that was offered in previous years' programs.

The cost is $25 per bin. A companion “Kitchen Scrap Pail” is also available for $5.

Orders will be accepted until Monday, April 24, 2017.

Please send checks, payable to: “MRRA” (Maine Resource Recovery Association) and order form to:

Cape Elizabeth Public Works
10 Cooper Drive
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

Bins will be available for pickup after June 5, 2017.

Questions regarding this program can be directed to Al Ward at Public Works, 207-799-4151.