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...

BCCS Sieved Bagged Compost Available

We have started to sieve compost and it is now available in 30l bags @ £3 per bag or 4 bags for £10. We are on site from 10-1pm every Saturday now. We are not carrying cash at all so please assess what you need and bring a cheque (payable to ‘BCCS’) or the...

Open as normal from Saturday 11 July

We would like to thank you very much for your patience and co-operation during lock down. We have been able to get the site cleared and much tidier than we have ever been able to do since we first opened in 2006. Most of you have taken the opportunity to bring green...

Metal objects found in woody waste pile – again

Please be careful not to accidentally leave anything except woody plant material in woody waste that you are depositing at our site.   All the objects below were in our woody waste pile and almost went into the chipper today.  If not spotted, they could have caused...

Site re-opened, but by appointment only

We reopened the site, using an appointments system, on Saturday 30th May. Members have beeen contacted by email about renewing membership and booking an appointment to deposit garden waste. During this initial period the site will ONLY be open for deposits of material...

The Big Compost Experiment Results, 6 June

https://www.bigcompostexperiment.org.uk This is a citizens’ science project about compostable plastics.   A session revealing the results will be streamed on the Cheltenham Festivals YouTube channel on  on Saturday 6 June...

Reopening soon, but by appointment only

We are working towards clearing the site ready to reopen, using an appointments system, on Saturday 30th May. Members will be contacted by email about renewing membership and booking an appointment to deposit garden waste. During this initial period the site will ONLY...

Site closed due to COVID -19

COVID -19 Emergency Measures: In order to save lives, support the NHS, and support our volunteers, BCCS will be CLOSED until further notice. Please keep your green waste at home and preferably compost it at home.  Membership renewals will be deferred until the...

No sieved compost at the moment

Due to the very wet weather (and very wet compost) we’ve been unable to sieve any compost lately, and our stocks of sieved compost have run out.  You can still collect unsieved compost though, free or for a small donation – bring your own bags.