Backyard Composting

Composting is a great way to reduce your food waste, create nutrient-rich soil, and potentially save money on your trash bill. City of Watsonville residents can get a compost bin for FREE to reduce their waste and turn their food scraps into nutrient-rich soil.

Composting is easy and beneficial to our environment, guidance and training are provided In-person (maintaining social distance, through video chat or over the phone.

To get your composting bins you just need to have City of Watsonville garbage service and participate in a composting workshop. 

Within a few days of completing the workshop, your compost bin will be delivered to your home.
We currently are processing a large number of home composting bin applications, you will be contacted within 10 business days of your application. 


If you need help, email: or call (831) 515 -8306