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Compost Hut Trial for Tom Kenny and Petersham Road Reserves

Unfortunately the Compost Huts are still not ready to re-open. We hope to have them ready for you in the next week. Thanks for your patience and apologies for any inconvenience.


Council is trialling two compost huts - at Petersham Road Reserve and Tom Kenny Reserve - from April 2017.

The initial pilot stage ran from April to June 2017, with the trial stage continuing.

View the trial site maps below.

Register your interest to stay in touch with the trial by clicking on the form below.


What is a compost hut?

- It is a clean and tidy communal composting area in a public place

- Local households drop off fruit and veggie scraps to the hut for composting

- The compost hut and system is maintained by Council staff

- The huts produce high quality compost, which will be made available to participating households, and for local use.

- Compost huts have been proven to work successfully in Hernani, Spain


What does participating in the trial involve?

- Collecting your fruit and veggie scraps in a FREE kitchen caddy provided by Council

- Visiting the compost hut at least once a week to drop off your food scraps


What happens at the end of the trial?

The trial will be evaluated using participant feedback and other information before any decision is made to make the compost huts permanent.

Unfortunately the Compost Huts are still not ready to re-open. We hope to have them ready for you in the next week. Thanks for your patience and apologies for any inconvenience.


Council is trialling two compost huts - at Petersham Road Reserve and Tom Kenny Reserve - from April 2017.

The initial pilot stage ran from April to June 2017, with the trial stage continuing.

View the trial site maps below.

Register your interest to stay in touch with the trial by clicking on the form below.


What is a compost hut?

- It is a clean and tidy communal composting area in a public place

- Local households drop off fruit and veggie scraps to the hut for composting

- The compost hut and system is maintained by Council staff

- The huts produce high quality compost, which will be made available to participating households, and for local use.

- Compost huts have been proven to work successfully in Hernani, Spain


What does participating in the trial involve?

- Collecting your fruit and veggie scraps in a FREE kitchen caddy provided by Council

- Visiting the compost hut at least once a week to drop off your food scraps


What happens at the end of the trial?

The trial will be evaluated using participant feedback and other information before any decision is made to make the compost huts permanent.