Compost bins are on sale

ELLSWORTH — A backyard composting bin sale is being sponsored by the Hancock County Planning Commission (HCPC) through April 27.

The Earth Machine Backyard Composting units are an effective way for households to compost yard and leaf waste as well as uncooked vegetable food scraps. They are black and made of 100 percent recycled plastic. The bins are 33 inches wide and 35 inches tall. They cost $48 each and include a “how to” guide. Also being offered is the sure-close scrap pail for $8.

Orders will be taken through April 27. Payment by check or cash is required by the order deadline. Bins may be picked up at the HCPC offices, 395 State Street, starting May 27.

A description of the bin and order form may also be found on Contact Sheri Walsh at 667-7131 or [email protected].

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