Product Information

Home Compost Supplies

Home Compost Supplies

Currently home composting bins are available for purchase at the MRWMD site at the Keith Day Company sales office. Call in advance, 831-970-0486 to confirm availability.

  • The “Soil Saver” a commercially-produced backyard compost bin. Price $69*
  • The “Wriggly Wranch” a comercially-produced vermicomposting bin. Price $69*
  • Compost Thermometers
  • Kitchen Scrap Collection Containers
  • Currently carried compost books: “Worms Eat My Garbage”

* Discounts may be provided to those who complete a MRWMD Compost Workshop and live within the MRWMD Service Area.
Residents may also check with their Franchise Waste Hauler to see if they may offer discounted compost bins.

MRWMD Also Offers Greener Gardening Products: Compost, Soil And Wood Chips

* As of April 2021, compost and landscape products are now being sold by the Keith Day Company, located at the MRWMD site. Their products are available in bulk (cu.yd.) and by the (self-serve) bag.
They share MRWMD’s hours so you can arrange to drop off your load of yard trimmings with us and then purchase their products on your way out. Otherwise, you will find their sales office, by making a right turn at the four-way stop before the MRWMD scales. For product information call 831-970-0486 or visit


The Benefits Of Using Compost And Wood Chips In Your Garden:

  • Returns nutrients to the soil
  • Improves soil structure & water retention
  • Healthier plants
  • Reduces unnecessary use of fertilizers and toxic pesticides,
  • Saves you money


Food Scrap Compost Program Guidelines

Home Composting Brochure

Vermicomposting Brochure

Worm Resources



Haulers for information on green waste collection, commercial food scrap collection and residential compost bin availability:

Waste Management Inc. – / 831-384-5000

Monterey City Disposal – / (831) 372-7977

Republic Services Salinas – / (831) 775-3840

*MRWMD Service Area Includes the following jurisdictions:

Moss Landing, Castroville, Marina, Seaside, Del Rey Oaks, Sand City, Monterey, Monterey-Salinas Highway area, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Unincorporated Carmel, Carmel Valley, Carmel Highlands, and Big Sur