Compost Giveaways

2017 Free Compost Giveaway Schedule

Pick up free nutrient-rich compost just in time for gardening season.  From May until October, the CBRM Solid Waste Department will host a FREE Compost Giveaway event on the last Saturday of each month.  Each event will run from  8:00 am to 3:00 pm Rain or Shine.


2017 Free Compost Giveaway Schedule

8:00 am to 3:00 pm Rain or Shine

Saturday, May 27, 2017  Saturday, August 26, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017 Saturday, September 30, 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017 Saturday, October 28, 2017


Things to remember when attending a Compost Giveaway Event:

  • Bring your own shovel, gloves  and bags or containers to hold your compost.
  • Make sure compost is stored inside containers or bags before placing your compost inside your vehicle's trunk.
  • All exposed compost must be covered with a tarp.  No persons will be permitted to leave site with exposed compost.
  • There is no limit to the number of times a resident can visit our site to get compost during each Compost Giveaway.
  • Each Compost Giveaway begins at 8:00 am and concludes at 3:00 pm RAIN or SHINE.

 Compost pile 2016











Residents who have questions about Waste Management in CBRM are encouraged to contact the Waste Management Hotline at (902) 567-1337.  Educators are available to respond to inquiries from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.