You mow, trim, weed and maintain your yard but you’ve been throwing away Garden GOLD! Instead of bagging those clippings up and putting them to the curb, recycle them to benefit your yard or garden! We’ve got some great Compost Bin Ideas for you! Composting is a great way to keep biodegradables out of the landfills and will end up saving you money. Yes, SAVE YOU MONEY! You’ll have a natural, nutrient-dense bio diverse compost that can be used to enrich your garden without those weird chemicals.
Stop wasting money on trash bags and fertilizers. Use some of these Compost Bin Ideas to make your own!
These easy bins have gates in front for easy aeration and lids for easily adding material. This project also has a downloadable pdf and video!
This is a rustic pallet composting bin that was completed in one weekend!
If you have a smaller yard, make a smaller bin! But you can still go big on style like this Kanopy composter.
This bin is made more attractive with two different tones of wood (or you could use a natural stain too!). It features a lid and access door for easy removal of compost.
This bin features two compartments. You can use it to easily rotate the compost, or even use one side to store tools in the winter months. Very flexible design!
If you have a bigger yard, you may want to build a three-compartment bin like this one. The gate closures are super-simple, and don’t even require any hinges!
If you have a big yard, you need big Compost Bin Ideas like the next project!
This is a gotta-see super-composter for a larger garden/yard. It features three separate compartments, wire liner, removable front doors, and a metal lid.
You can purchase pre-made brackets that will allow you to make a DIY compost bin in quick order.
Move the compost where you need it with this beautiful cedar-timber tumbler-style composter on wheels!
Here is another DIY Compost Tumber Bin kit you can purchase!
But if these Compost Bin Ideas have you thinking but you don’t have the time to make one, you can find several options. A few ideas you can purchase include a simple round compost bin, barrel-style composters (that are 30% more efficient!), dual-chambered tumbling composters, expandable composter bins!