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Fight Food Waste at Home

Monday, December 18, 2023
Eau Claire County Staff

Eau Claire County has opened up its Home Composter bin sale early! You can order your Home Composter bin now until January 26th. Bins will be $57 and new this year stainless steel kitchen pails will also be available for $21. This is sale is open to everyone and is not restricted to Eau Claire County residents.

Those purchasing a bin should plan on picking up their bin on Saturday, May 4th from 8AM-12PM at the Eau Claire County Expo Center (5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire) in Barn C. A select number of bins will be available for sale during the pick up date on a first come basis. To place your order and learn more about the Home Composter and kitchen pails visit:

The Wisconsin DNR estimates that 30% of the waste entering our landfills could be composted. Eau Claire County aims to divert waste from entering landfills by promoting waste diversion practices like recycling, reuse, and composting. During last year's compost bin sale over 300 homes in our community purchased a compost bin and we hope for even more this year!

Incorporated in 1856, Eau Claire County's mission is "To provide quality, innovative and cost-effective services that safeguard and enhance the well-being of residents and resources." Covering 655 square miles in northwest Wisconsin, Eau Claire County government services touch those who live in the county, visitors and others in the Chippewa River Valley. For more information, visit our website at or go to our Facebook page at

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