When subscribing, use "Bedford High School" or "JGMS" in the referral field and Black Earth will donate $10 to Bedford Public Schools food waste program. View the flyer by clicking here (PDF)
For a limited time, the Department of Public Works is offering a free curbside starter kit to any Bedford resident who signs up for subscription service with Black Earth Compost. The Starter Kit includes a 13-gallon wheeled cart and a roll of compostable liners. Residents can sign up for service at www.blackearthcompost.com
After subscribing, residents can pick up the Starter Kit at the DPW building, 314 Great Rd, during business hours. Please bring your email confirmation of new subscription service when picking up your kit.
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.