Bag a bargain compost bin

Sheffield residents can bag a bargain compost bin or water butt at a special one day sale being held on Saturday 10th September at Stannington Park Pavilion.

06 September 2011

The sale is being held by Sheffield City Council and Veolia Environmental Services in partnership with local community group Action for Stannington (AfS).  Compost bins will be available for the bargain price of £12 (RRP £39) and water butts (including a starter kit) for an amazing £21 (RRP £69)!  45 litre bags of locally produced compost will be on offer at £3 or 4 bags for £10.

Local community group, AfS carries out public awareness campaigns, inviting people to take positive action about issues such as recycling and littering.  Organising local clean-up events and managing a Reuse Centre are just some of the ways in which AfS encourages residents to look after their local community.  AfS will receive a contribution from every bin or butt sold to help them carry on their good work. 

The one day sale will be held at Stannington Park Pavilion, Uppergate Road, 10am - 3pm.  The sale items will be offered on a first come, first served basis. 

Veolia’s composting experts will also be on hand to ‘dish the dirt’ on how easy it is to recycle garden and kitchen waste into nutritious compost which has endless benefits for plants and soil. 

For more information on the one day compost bin sale or home composting in Sheffield, please visit: or call: 0114 273 4567.  If you are a Twitter user and wish to follow us then you can find the ‘Recycle4Sheffield’ profile page at: 

For more information on AfS, please visit:


Kate Townrow
Waste Awareness Officer

Lumley Street Service Centre
Lumley Street
S4 7ZJ

Tel: +44(0) 203 5673720
Fax: +44(0)203 567 3551

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Notes to the editor

About Veolia Environmental Services in the UK

Veolia Environmental Services, part of the Veolia Environnement Group, is the UK’s leading waste management company. With a sizeable presence throughout the UK, mainland Europe and the world, Veolia Environmental Services employs over 77,000 people in 33 countries and serves more than 800,000 business clients worldwide.

Veolia Environmental Services is the only global provider of a full range of services for handling hazardous and non-hazardous solid and liquid waste. It provides waste management and logistics services as well as materials recovery and recycling. Veolia Environmental Services generated revenue of €9.08 billion in 2012.

About Veolia Environnement

We are committed to protecting the environment and improving the lives of the communities in which we operate and have been awarded a four star rating in Business in the Community’s Corporate Responsibility Index for 2014.

Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE:VE) is the worldwide reference in environmental solutions. With over 200,000 employees*, the company has operations all around the world and provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in three complementary segments: water management, waste management and energy management. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of €22.3 billion* in 2013.

 (*)Excluding Transdev employees and revenues currently under divestment.

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