Backyard Composting

Composting at home…

…is a great way to deal with kitchen scraps and yard waste. There are many different methods to choose from.  Our Compost Education Centre is currently not in operation but there are local experts in many forms of backyard composting including: Converted Freezer Composting, Pile Composting, Biochar management of wood ‘waste’, Green Cone Digesting, Vermiculture (worm bins), Speedi-Bin Composting, Critter-Proof Stone Composting and Bokashi Fermentation.

Be Bear Aware. March through November is Bear Season in the qathet Region

5 Easy Tips for Composting in Bear Country to help you successfully avoid attracting wildlife onto your property and consider placing ‘high attractant items’ into the Community Organics Recovery Exchange program during these months.

Additional Composting Resources

Please let us know if you come across any great composting resources that we should add to our page.  Email us at or give us a call at 604.485.2260 ext 308