Is it difficult to compost yourself at home? Do you want to compost but are worried about a mess? The following services will provide compost buckets each week and pick them up leaving a fresh one for the following week. Easy peasy!

  • Black Earth Compost – City of Newton has negotiated a discount with Black Earth to encourage residential composting. Prices start at $59.99 for 6 months. When 4000 Newton households are enrolled or preregistered, the price will be cut to $49.99 for 6 months for all Newton customers.
  • Bootstrap Compost – They handle restaurants and businesses too and can offer a quote.
  • City Compost – 100% of material collected by City Compost is processed independently of other generators and subscribers can receive up to 100% of the finished compost. Their prices are $13.99/month for weekly pick up, $7.99/month for bi-weekly pick up, or $3.99/month for monthly pick up. City Compost can also provide consulting, education, and customized solutions for other organizations. Check out their website to learn more.

This list does not constitute an endorsement by Green Newton for any individual landscaper nor do we guarantee their services; we recommend you ask for and review references before hiring any contractor.

Updated 04/2020