Compost Giveaways

Free Compost Giveaway Schedule






Please Note:  The date of the First Compost Giveaway for 2018 will be announced soon. 



The Solid Waste Department will schedule some FREE Compost Giveaways between June and October 2018.  On the scheduled date, residents will be encouraged to visit the Waste Management Facility on Spar Road in Sydney to pick up some free nutrient-rich compost.  Each Compost Giveaway event will run from 8:00am to 3:00pm when it has been scheduled.



Compost Giveaway Reminders:


• Bring your own shovel, gloves, bags or containers.
• Make sure compost is stored inside containers or bags before placing your compost inside your vehicle’s trunk.
• All exposed compost must be secured and covered with a tarp before leaving site. No persons will be permitted to leave site with exposed compost in their vehicle.
• Residents can visit the site, as often as they would like, during each compost giveaway.
• Each event begins at 8:00am and concludes at 3:00pm.




                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.