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...

WORLD SOIL DAY DECEMBER 5th 2020

Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity WORLD SOIL DAY 2020 World Soil Day 2020 (#WorldSoilDay) and its campaign “Keep soil alive, Protect soil biodiversity” aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human...

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...