Compost Bins

See below for more information on purchasing “New-Age compost bins” directly from Medford DPW, for immediate pickup.

Rain Barrels

Rain Barrels are for sale at $69.00
This is a 40% discount of the original retail price
To order: Click here and select “Massachusetts” and “Medford”
Deadline: May 1st, 2019 at Midnight.
Pick-up: Wednesday, May 8th 2019 5-7 PM in the parking lot behind Medford City Hall

New England Plastics Corp.

Available year-round from Medford’s DPW, you can pay for the compost bin in the DPW Office in City Hall, room 305, during City Hall hours. Then, you pick up the compost bin from our City Yard location at 48 James St (details provided when you pay for the bin at City Hall).

These compost bins are highly recommended by the State Department of Environmental Protection.

New-Age Compost bins available from Medford DPW year round, for $55

Composting FAQ

Yes. We have New Age Compost Bins available immediately.  Bring $55 cash or check to Medford DPW in City Hall during business hours.  They keep these compost bins in stock.

Some years The Office of Energy & Environment does a batch order of compost bins, when there is a good option to bring the community and to help raise awareness. In 2019 we are recommending the bins available through DPW.

The MA Department of Environmental Protection has a lot of great information about getting started composting, on their site.

Here is a video of the Energy & Environment Director’s children showing how easy it is to compost that they made many years ago: