Find a bin
Many local hardware stores and garden centres carry a variety of compost bins or you may choose to build your own bin. Building a bin doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult – there are many compost bin plans out there – some are very simple and some are more involved. Check out these compost bin plans from MUN Botanical Garden.
Municipal Backyard Compost Bin Program
Is your municipality offering compost bins at a reduced rate?
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 residents learn to properly maintain the bin. The program encourages communities to provide residents with the knowledge and tools needed to start composting.
- Fogo Island
- Point Leamington
- Comfort Cove – Newstead
- North West River
Towns who participated in the program in previous years may have compost bins. The following communities were confirmed to have bins as of April 2016. If you are a resident of one of the following communities, contact your town for more information:
|Happy Valley – Goose Bay|
|Harbour Main – Chapel’s Cove – Lakeview|
|Irishtown – Summerside|
|Logy Bay – Middle Cove – Outer Cove|
|Norman’s Cove – Long Cove|
|Port au Choix|
|Portugal Cove – St. Philips|
|Trinity Bay North|
View complete list of communities who have participated in the Municipal Backyard Compost Bin Program since 2011.