Islington Council Home Composting Offers and Workshops for Residents
published on 14 May 2019

Calling all gardeners... Get Composting!

Do you have a gardening club or do you have your own garden?

Composting is a great way to turn cuttings, veg peelings, tea bags and toilet roll middles into wonderful nutritious compost to use on flower beds and vegetable patches.

The council provides discounted compost bins and wormeries for Islington residents for home composting.

Compost Bin Subsidies

Islington provides subsides for home compost bins and wormeries.

To order go to or contact 0844 472 1888 for more information.

Composting Workshops (free)

Islington Council are happy to arrange composting workshops to show you how to compost correctly. Please email to express your interest in attending a workshop or call 0207 527 2000 and ask for your request to be sent to the recycling section.

Composting Guide

Are you thinking of setting up a communal composting scheme?

Islington Council would love to hear from you. Please email or call 0207 527 2000 and ask for your message to be forwarded to the recycling section.