Compost Bins

Where to Purchase Compost Bins

Compost bins can be purchased at local garden centers, hardware stores, home improvement stores, and through the Recycling Association of Minnesota.

The following counties also have compost bins for sale:

Dakota County

Compost bins are available for sale at the Dakota County Recycle Zone. These bins are available to all customers.

Call the Dakota County Recycling Zone in Eagan to check on bin availability: 651-905-4520.

Dakota County Recycling Zone (operated by Gopher Resources)
3365 South Highway 149, Eagan, MN 55124

Hennepin County

There are two options for purchasing a bin through Hennepin County:

Option 1: Purchase a bin at the Hennepin County Drop-off Facility in Brooklyn Park.

Option 2: Pre-order online to pick up during an event. 

Make your own bin

Making your own compost bin is relatively easy and inexpensive. For more information on how to construct your own compost bin, visit

Some neighborhoods in the metro area have started neighborhood compost sites. Ask if your neighborhood has a program, or consider starting one.