Compost available for purchase

The compost created from our yard waste collection program is available for purchase at the Waste Management Facility.

Example of finished compost (JPG)When can I buy compost?

  • Compost sales will begin Monday May 1, 2017 until sold out.
  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

What’s the price?

  • $15.00 for a cubic yard – loaded loose into the back of your truck
  • $3.00 for a bag - you’ll be given a bag at the scale house for you to fill up

Why should I use compost?

  • It adds organic matter to the soil
  • It provides plant nutrients
  • It helps the soil to retain water
  • It improves soil structure

How do I use compost?

Compost is great for flower beds and vegetable gardens. Before planting your flowers or vegetables, apply 5 kg of compost for each 9 m2 of soil. Work the compost into the top 5 – 8 cm of soil and water the area thoroughly.

How do I know if compost is sold out?

Call us on the Blue Line at 403-340-BLUE (2583), we'll be happy to answer this and other questions.