16 Cheap & Easy DIY Compost Bins

16 Cheap and Easy DIY Compost Bins



You really don’t need to spend money on purchasing a compost bin, as it can be made easily at home. Many DIY compost bins can be done from typical household items, making them incredibly affordable!

Here are 16 examples of compost bins you can build yourself. You will find here compost bins made from a wine barrel, garbage can, cinder blocks, wood pallets etc. So choose a design you like the most and get started composting right away!

1. 3-bin Compost System Using Wood, Metal and Wire

3-bin compost system using wood, metal and wire

DIY instructions on Backyard Feast

2. Simple, Cheap Storage Container Compost Bin

Simple, Cheap Storage Container Compost Bin

DIY instructions on Instructables

3. Cinder Block Compost Bin

Cinder block compost bin

DIY instructions on Blue Planet Green Living



4. Lumber Compost Bin

Lumber Compost Bin

DIY instructions on This Old House

5. Angled Compost Bin to Keep Critters Out

Angled Compost Bin to Keep Critters Out

DIY instructions on Allan Block

6. Vertically Stacked Milkcrate Composter

Vertically Stacked Milkcrate Composter

DIY instructions on Instructables

7. Upcycle An Old Shower Door Into A Compost Bin

Upcycle An Old Shower Door Into A Compost Bin

DIY instructions on Rodale’s OrganicLife

8. Compost Bin Made From Wood Pallets

Compost bin made from wood pallets

DIY instructions on Mike’s Backyard Nursery

9. Wine Barrel Compost Bins

Wine Barrel Compost Bins

DIY instructions on GardenTenders

10. A Simple Compost Bin Using a Plastic Garbage Can

A simple compost bin using a plastic garbage can

DIY instructions: The Happy Housewife

11. Get Composting Quick, Easy and Free with a Cardboard Compost Bin

A cardboard bulk box makes for a perfect compost bin

DIY instructions: Shaun’s Backyard

12. Build a Compost Bin With Straw Bales

Straw Compost Bins

DIY instructions on Urban Food Garden

13. Wheeled Caster Compost Tumbler

Wheeled Caster Compost Tumbler

DIY instructions on That Short Girl’s Blog

14. Easy Construction Square Compost Bin

Easy Construction Square Compost Bin

DIY instructions on Bonnie Plants

15. X Marks the Spot Compost Bin

X Marks the Spot Compost Bin

DIY instructions on ChickenStreet

16. Neatly Contained Compost Bin

Neatly Contained Compost Bin

DIY instructions on Birds & Blooms




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