Did you know that City residents can purchase a backyard compost bin from the City for just $20?

backyard-compost-binCompost bins are on display in the lobbies of City Hall (4500 Knox Road) and the Department of Public Works (9217 51st Ave). Come by to check them out! Order one today to start making your own “black gold” compost for all your gardening needs! You can purchase a compost bin (limit 2 per household) at the Department of Public Works, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

  • Some details about the Backyard Compost Bin:
  • 33″ high x 31″ wide
  • Large capacity – 11 cubic feet
  • Convenient 12″x16″ offset, front harvest door
  • Easy, large access 20.25 inch diameter lid opening
  • Twist locking lid
  • Vertical and horizontal columnar ventilation
  • Conical shape means nothing gets stuck in corners and also provides for ease of lifting off to access the entire pile
  • Rodent resistant
  • One piece injection molded construction – no seams to come apart or assembly required
  • Made of 100% recycled materials