Food Waste

Food waste and other organics make up to 40% of household waste. Residents can reduce the amount of trash generated each week by composting food waste and other organics.

5 Reasons to Compost Flyer (PDF)

Curbside Service

Two companies provide private curbside subscription services to Bedford residents. Click the links below to learn more.

Compost at Home

New Age Composter


Backyard compost bins are available for Bedford residents at $45 each.


To order, contact Liz Antanavica at 781-275-7605, ext. 4261, or stop by the DPW during business hours. Checks should be made payable to "Town of Bedford". The New Age Compost bin is easy to assemble. For video instructions, visit the Get a Low-Cost Compost Bin Massachusetts page.

View the Compost Brochure, MassDEP (PDF)



How to Assemble the New Age Composter