Composting

Composting is copying a natural process that recycles organic material - like food and yard waste - into a nutrient-rich additive for soil. Composting can improve your lawn and garden, and reduce the waste you put at the curb by a third.
picture of woman working with her composter

Click on a title below to learn more.

Learn to Compost

Composting at Home Program

The Composting at Home Program give residents all the tools and training they need to successfully compost in their own back yards. 

The 2021 program is now open. Learn more here.

Tools to get started

Composting tools can be found at your local home building supply store or garden centre. A compost aerating tool like the Wing-Digger retails for around $20, composters for anywhere from $45 to $100+, and the kitchen catcher for around $20.

Image of composting container called a soil saver Wing Digger Tool Kitchen Catcher - composting