Frequently Asked Questions

What are the City Compost site hours and fees?

The City compost site is open April to November. Leaves and soft-stemmed plants are free to drop-off. Please use reusable containers, paper bags, or de-bag your plastic bags on site. NO weeds or grass clippings please. A small fee applies for brush (starting at $3 per car load; $6 for truck, van,  SUV, or trailer <10 ft.; $8 for a car & trailer; $11 for a truck & trailer; and $20 for a trailer >10ft in length or tandem wheels). Don’t forget, you can take home two free wheelbarrows full (approximately 2-3 garbage bags) of compost for FREE per resident per year. Larger quantities of compost are also available for sale (contact 613-342-8772 ext. 3220 for more details). The available compost meets Category AA standards and is suitable for use on all gardens.

2020 Compost site hours are:

April 6 – Sept. 4: Monday to Friday: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Sept. 8 – Oct. 30: Monday to Friday: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Nov. 2 – Nov. 27: Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. *(until site closes on Nov. 27th, 2020)

Compost site is closed on Statutory holidays.