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:


Ashleigh Salmon
off. : 0203 567 3663

Kate Townrow
off. : 0203 567 3720

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About Veolia

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

Veolia is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 200,000 employees* worldwide, the company designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, protect and conserve available resources, and to replenish them. In 2013, Veolia supplied 94 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced 86 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 38 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE) recorded revenue of €22.3 billion* in 2013.

(*) Excluding Transdev employees and revenue currently under divestment

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