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Metro composters available year-round

Tools for living    Natural gardening    Composting guide    Buy a value-priced compost bin

Ready to compost? Metro offers two different value-priced compost bins to turn your food scraps and yard debris into a natural, garden-boosting soil amendment. Discover new bin sizes, styles and accessories at the MetroPaint Swan Island store, and get started composting today.

Item
Details
free garden compost bin  

Enviro World compost bin – $45

  • simple setup
  • great for beginners and smaller yards
  • door at base for easy collection of finished compost
  • 10.6-cubic-foot capacity
  • includes rodent-resistant floor
beaver state compost bin

Beaver State composter – $57

  • efficient and easy to use
  • made with recycled plastics
  • both the sidewall and lid materials are loaded with ultraviolet inhibitors and protection providing a long service life
  • rodent resistant with lid and floor
  • 27" diameter by 36" height with 12 cubic feet capacity
  • black with a black lid (not green as shown in photo)
sure close compost bin Sure-Close kitchen scraps container – $8
compost aerator Compost aerator – $16

Quantities limited to supplies on hand. No holds or rain checks. Details subject to change.

 

Easy pickup at MetroPaint

MetroPaint Swan Island store
4825 N. Basin Ave.
Portland, OR 97217

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Closed Sundays and holidays

Driving directions

From I-5 north: Take exit 303, Killingsworth Street/Swan Island. Follow the sign for Swan Island which will put you on Going Street. When Going Street widens to three lanes, stay in the center lane, then veer right at the Y-intersection onto North Basin Avenue. Get into the left lane. MetroPaint will be the third driveway on your left at 4825 N. Basin Ave.

From I-5 south: Take exit 303, Alberta Street/Swan Island. Get in the right lane. Follow signs to Swan Island which will put you on Going Street. (Do not turn right on Interstate Avenue.) When Going Street widens to three lanes, stay in the center lane, then veer right at the Y-intersection onto North Basin Avenue. Get into the left lane. MetroPaint will be the third driveway on your left at 4825 N Basin Ave.

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