veolia shropshire composting

Composting Champion

Are you a composting pro?

As a Composting Champion, you will be working within your local community to promote our composting scheme, raise awareness about the importance of composting and provide advice to residents about how easy composting really is in Southend-on-Sea. 

What does being a composting champion involve?

  • Spread the composting word

  • Help your neighbours to understand what can go in their compost bin.

  • Hold events at community halls or schools and attend community events with Veolia

  • Help Veolia to monitor how well people are composting in your road/street

  • Attend Veolia’s Customer Liaison Group to feedback ideas from your community and learn more about the environmental services offered by Veolia in Southend

What will I get?

  • Training about composting at home

  • Training on how you could hold events and information and materials to support your activities

  • The ability to contact the Recycling Team to discuss recycling and to get advice

  • A Composting Champion jacket, gloves and sticker

  • A quarterly newsletter with ideas and news

  • Social events where you can meet other Composting and Recycling Champions

  • A chance to help build a sustainable Southend-on-Sea

  • Visits to recycling facilities to learn more about recycling

  • Valuable knowledge and skills


If you would like to know more about the scheme or would like to get more information about compost from one of our champion, please contact us.