Backyard Compost Bin Program

Through the Compost Bin Distribution Program, MMSB partners with municipalities from across the province to offer compost bins to residents at a reduced cost. Participating communities host free Learn to Compost information sessions to help resident learn to properly maintain the bin.  The program encourages communities to provide residents with the knowledge and tools needed to start composting.

Participating Communities for 2015

  • Baie Verte
  • Corner Brook
  • Discovery Regional Service Board (Port Blandford to Bonavista)
  • Happy Valley-Goose Bay
  • Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
  • Sandy Cove
  • St. John’s
  • Sunnyside
  • Witless Bay

Previous Participants

Many towns who participated in the program in previous years still have compost bins. If you are a resident of one of the following communities, contact your town for more information.

The towns in bold have been confirmed as having compost bins in stock (as of May 1,2014).

Appleton Arnold’s Cove Bay Roberts
Baytona Bird Cove Bishop’s Falls
Bonavista Botwood Burgeo
Carbonear Campbellton Cape Broyle
Centreville Chance Cove Channel-Port aux Basques
Clarenville Colliers Conception Bay South
Conception Habour Conne River Corner Brook
Cow Head Daniel’s Harbour Deer Lake
Dover Flatrock Gambo 
Gander Glenwood Glovertown – Sold Out
Grand Bank Grand Falls-Windsor Happy Valley – Goose Bay
Harbour Breton Harbour Grace Harbour Main-Chapel’s Cove-Lakeview
Heart’s Delight-Islington Holyrood Irishtown-Summerside
Kippens Labrador City  Lark Harbour
Lawn Leading Tickles Lewisporte
Logy Bay -Sold Out Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights Makkovik
Marystown Mary’s Harbour McIvers
Nain New Perlican New-Wes-Valley
Norman’s Cove-Long Cove NorPen Regional Service Board Northern Arm
Old Perlican Paradise Parsons Pond
 Pasadena – Sold Out Petty Harbour – Maddox Cove Placentia
Port au Choix  Port Rexton Portugal Cove-St. Phillips
Small Point-Broad Cove-Blackhead-Adam’s  Cove Springdale St. Alban’s
St. Lawrence St. Lewis St. George’s
St. John’s St. Paul’s Stephenville
Stephenville Crossing Summerford – Sold Out Sunnyside
Torbay – Sold Out Trinity Trinity Bay North 
Twillingate Wabana  Whiteway
Whitbourne Witless Bay