City of Cape Town Home Composting Programme

The City of cape Town has embarked on an innovative home composting programme for residents.

This  innovative home composting programme aims to divert as much household
organic waste from landfills as possible. You can get involved by applying for a home composting container, thereby also enhancing your soil condition and making your own compost.

The process:

  1. Check if you qualify
  2. Follow the instructions on the City's website.

Please note:

This is an additional service at no cost to you.
However, qualifying criteria apply:
• It is for single residences and sectional titles only.
• Only homeowners can apply.
• The property must include a secure garden area.
• The garden must include a minimum of 1 m2 of open soil (for placement of the unit) and a minimum of 30 m2 covered by lawn, plants or greenery.