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Free compost in Hackney
September 9, 2009, 7:00 pm
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free compost in hackney marshes

free compost in hackney marshes

Okay, East London Community Recycling Partnership are gods – officially.

A few weeks back I helped Stepping Stones Farm in Stepney pick up a few tonnes of free compost from a depot on the south edge of hackney marshes – they have wood chip too, a LOT of woodchip… and a LOT of compost… did I mention that yet? LOADS OF IT.

The picture above gives you an idea of a small part of the depot which is officially open during the day on week days… but you could easily pop in at other times as much of it is not really fenced off.

Address is Hackney Parks Depot, E5 9PF- you can see it on via the map below – it is just at the top of the car park

http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=UTF-8&q=London+E5,+United+Kingdom&ie=UTF8&hl=en&cd=4&geocode=FVDHEgMdTDH__w&split=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=23.875,57.630033&ll=51.552843,-0.024102&spn=0.002585,0.006968&t=h&z=18&iwloc=A

A few days after I went and picked up the compost they called me up and asked me if I could take a few tonnes more… seriously get your arse down there and get growing!

There website mentions nothing about this – go figure – http://www.elcrp-recycling.com/

If you also need leaf mould try here – https://hackneypermaculture.org.uk/2008/09/22/free-compost-from-hackney-downs-park/

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[…] Links Hackney Downs Hackney Freecycle Permaculture Association Pogo Cafe Free compost from Hackney Downs park September 22, 2008, 5:11 pm Filed under: Collecting | Tags: brown bags, free compost, garden waste, hackney council, hackney downs Note – I was mistaken about the below post – it is actually leaf mould not compost – for free compost see this post https://hackneypermaculture.org.uk/2009/09/09/free-compost-in-hackney/ […]

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Thanks for this. I’m going to go and get some.

Comment by Michael

Wonderful – and great website. Thank you for your help at Stepping Stones, too.

Comment by Bessie




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