Media Release

Earth Machine Sale

Monday, March 31, 2008 1:00 AM
 4:54 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives invites the public to their annual Earth Machine compost bin sale at the new Home Depot, located at 5150 N.W. 13th St. in Gainesville.  The sale will take place Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Earth Machines will be available for $34 (including tax), discounted from the retail value of $100.  The Earth Machines will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Earth Machines are practical for backyard composting of kitchen scraps and yard waste.  Wire compost bins are always available free of charge from the Office of Waste Alternatives.
For more information about the Earth Machine sale, composting, or how to pick up a free wire bin, please contact the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5213, or visit


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).