Compost available for purchase

The compost created from our Green Cart and yard waste collection programs is available for purchase at the Waste Management Facility.

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

From May 2, 2022 until sold out, compost can be purchased at the Waste Management Facility

Bagged compost is available:

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bulk compost is available:

  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday May 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Saturday May 28, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

What’s the price?

  • Compost is sold by volume
  • $15 for approximately one cubic yard, loaded loose into the back of your truck
  • $3 for a 19" X 30" bag

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.