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?

Starting May 7, 2019 until sold out, compost can be purchased at the Waste Management Facility:

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • On Saturday, May 18 and Saturday, June 1, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

What’s the price?

  • Compost is sold by volume.
  • $15 for a cubic yard, loaded loose into the back of your truck.
  • $3 for a bag. We will give you 19" X 30" bags 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.