Phone: 1-902-226-2400

Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600


NEW UPDATE***** Compost Available June 2, 2021

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Staff continue to screen compost material as conditions permit, however due to high demand it is difficult to stockpile large quantities of compost. Please contact the site at 902-226-2396 to check on availability.



Compost Available June 2, 2021

Effective June 2, 2021 compost will be available at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility. Availability is limited to residents of Richmond County (identification with address may be requested). Availability will be limited to a maximum of 2 cubic yards per customer until June 8, 2021 after which compost will be available in greater quantities (provided sufficient quantities are on-hand).

The compost has been tested to CCME guidelines and is considered Category A, unrestricted use, and can be used in any application. Lab results are available upon request.

Fees (Effective June 2, 2021):

Residential / Commercial Customers $40 / Tonne (Minimum $5 charge)
Loading Fee $10 Flat Fee (check with site in advance, loading may not always be available depending on operations)
Tandem Truck Load (screened) $275 inc. loading fee (approximately 8 tonnes)

Customers must remit payment at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility at time of pick-up (debit and cheque accepted). Please note that shovels and containers are not available at the Waste Management Facility. Masks must be worn on-site when inside buildings or where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Quantities may be limited. Please verify availability with the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility at 902-226-2396 prior to arrival onsite. Those wishing to be loaded should check with the site in advance to ensure that personnel and equipment will be available.