Applicants must be City of Austin (COA) Austin Resource Recovery customers who pay the Clean Community fee on their utility bills.
The applicant must agree to all of these terms and conditions, which includes completing a basic composting or chicken keeping class coordinated by COA Austin Resource Recovery. Those that attend the Home Composting class either in person or online are eligible for a rebate for a composter. Those that attend the chicken keeping class are eligible for a chicken coop rebate.
The applicant must complete the form online or mail a completed application form and relevant receipts from purchases. ATTN: Composting Rebate Program, City of Austin-Austin Resource Recovery
PO Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767
This rebate program applies to composter purchases made after April 22, 2010 and chicken coop purchases made after April 15, 2017. The applicant must submit a copy of an original receipt or invoice from a retailer or licensed and registered vendor.
This rebate program does not rebate taxes or delivery charges.
Only one (1) rebate per eligible utility account number. Rebate may be for either a home composter/accessories OR for a chicken coop.
Unless the applicant requests otherwise, rebate checks will be issued in the account holder’s name and mailed to the account holder’s address.
The maximum value of the rebate is $75 and only applies to home composters, home composting accessories, or chicken coops
Homemade composters or chicken coops DO NOT qualify.
Funding is limited and rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
City staff will conduct research related to the home composting products and chicken coops purchased, including how the products and coops are being used. A rebate recipient must cooperate with City staff conducting the research.
If a rebate recipients fails to comply with these terms and conditions, the rebate recipient must repay any rebate provided.