Request a Free Composter

Do you want to be more eco-friendly and grow better plants?

The City of Orlando offers free composters to make it easy for you to turn food scraps and yard waste into healthy soil for your plants.


Step 1.Check your eligibility

  • You must live in Orlando city limits.
  • You must live in a single-family home (no condos, apartments or other multi-family residences).

Check Your Address

Step 2.Watch a video

Watch this one-minute video to learn the basics of composting at home.

Watch the Video

Step 3.Take a quiz and request a composter

Test your composting knowledge with this brief quiz. You can request your composter when you pass the quiz.

Take the Quiz

Step 4.Receive your composter

We will verify eligibility and deliver your composter within two weeks.

Step 5.Start composting

Follow our composting guide to start turning your food scraps into nutrient-rich soil.

Note: The composter must stay with the property if you move out of the City of Orlando limits.