Backyard Composting

Delta's Composting Program

Delta provides FREE backyard composting workshops for residents each year during the spring and summer as part of our Sustainable Workshops

Delta's Backyard Composter Program

Garden Gourmet composters are available to Delta residents for $35 including taxes and delivery. This design has a small footprint and fits neatly in tight spots. Features include a dual access, snap-shut lid, adjustable air vents and a sliding bottom door for easy harvesting of finished compost. Black coloured top and side panels absorb radiant heat for faster decomposition. The lid accommodates loads of leaves and clippings and the smaller flip-up door makes way for kitchen scraps. Composters sold by Delta are 60cm wide x 60cm deep x 91cm high.

How to Purchase a Composter

  • Municipal Hall - Engineering Department (pay in-person by cash, cheque or debit card)
  • Recreation Centres (pay in-person by cash, cheque, debit or credit card)
  • To pay over the phone by credit card call any Delta Recreation Centre

Once purchased, composters can be picked up from the Engineering Operations Yard between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. Backyard Composters can also be delivered to your residence. Deliveries are scheduled every one to two weeks between the hours of 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

Composting Resources

Questions? We're here to help! Contact us by email or by phone at 604-946-3260.

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