January 2021 Lockdown: BCCS site closed for 4 weeks

Following the announcement of the third England lockdown on 4th January, BCCS Directors have decided to close the BCCS composting site while we review the situation.  So the site will be closed and locked up for the next 4 weeks, and we will revisit this decision at...

Our 15th Birthday!

We are celebrating our 15th birthday.  Yes, Bisley Community Composting Scheme is now 15 years old!  We still have two of the founding directors, Lesley and Liz, and this autumn we welcomed Martin Brown to the board. Membership secretary Hazel baked us this lovely...

Danger from selective weedkillers used on lawns

Selective weedkillers that may be used on lawns to kill broadleaved weeds growing in the grass can persist in compost for months or years, killing flowers or vegetable crops.  It is very important not to bring grass clippings to the site if your lawn has been treated...

Promoting peat free compost on BBC Radio Gloucestershire

Yesterday one of our directors, Peter Richardson, was asked by presenter Kate Clark to talk on BBC Radio Gloucestershire about the importance of peat free compost, and the work of Bisley Community Composting Scheme.  You can hear the item via this link for the next 30...

Unsieved compost available by appointment

We are now able to allow members of the public to collect unsieved compost from the site again.  This can only be done on a Saturday morning and you must book an appointment with Hazel, (01452 770606 or email membership@bisleycommunitycompostscheme.org.uk).  We now...