Free compost giveaway Oct. 15-16

Published on October 03, 2022


Does your soil need more nutrients to create a lavish garden? You’re in luck! Residents can pick up free compost at the Burgess Park parking lot at the corner of Alma Street and Burgess Drive.

This compost giveaway event starts at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 16, while supplies last. No appointment is necessary.

The event is self-serve so please bring your own shovels, gloves and containers to fill.

If you need more compost in the meantime, feel free to visit Shoreway Environmental Center. The facility offers year-round free compost. Please bring proof of residency and no appointment is needed. Residents are limited to take two 50-lb bags each week.

Learn more about free compost available on the city website.