Recycle for Cumbria

Resource CumbriaRecycle for Cumbria is a partnership between Cumbria's seven councils that aims to make a world of difference by focusing on reducing, reusing and recycling waste - and showing that one person's waste is another person's resource.

Food digesters

Recycle for Cumbria are delighted to be able to offer householders in Allerdale, Barrow and Eden the opportunity to buy home food waste digesters (similar to garden compost bins) for a fraction of their recommended retail costs.

They are available thanks to funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government's (DCLG) Weekly Collections Support Scheme which enables us to offer the units in these three districts specifically as they still operate a weekly household waste collection.

There are two kinds of food waste digester available - Green Cones and Green Johannas - so there is an option to suit you, your household and your lifestyle. The cones are available from as little as £15 instead of the recommended retail price of £79.50 and the Johannas for just £20 rather than the £108.90 that they retail at. Both prices include delivery.

So if you live in Allerdale, Eden or Barrow you can find out more about these fantastic products and even order yours today by visiting or by calling freephone on 0800 013 1304

For more information on Recycle for Cumbria and to access a wealth of information and advice on how to reduce, reuse and recycle - be resourceful and visit

For more information on recycling facilities near you please see our Recycling centres.

Carlisle City Council logo   Cumbria County Council

Copeland District Council logo   Eden District Council logo


Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ