ALBERTA

Calgary

-The city offers a curbside compost collection program.

Edmonton

-Compost School: Build a worm bin, try out tools, see Bokashi composting in action, use a composting toilet, and take workshops.
-The city separates organic matter out of the waste stream to compost - you can learn more about that system here

Medicine Hat

-The city offers both pick-up and drop-off of yard waste; find more information here.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Victoria

-Community Composting will provide and replace a container for your compost each month. You can call for your leaves and other yard matter to be picked up using the number found here.
-Compost Education Centre: If you'd like to maintain your own backyard compost heap, you can get started here, which has all sorts of resources to help you learn and troubleshoot.

Vancouver

-The city of Vancouver, as well as much of the rest of Vancouver Island, uses green bins to collect residential composting waste! So great. You can read more about their program, here.

MANITOBA

Winnipeg

-The Green Action Centre: Can help get you started with home composting, or composting for your business. And the city is considering citywide curbside food scrap collection; contact your representatives to support the measure.

NEW BRUNSWICK

Fredericton

-The city supports backyard composting, and offers resources to help you get started, here.

Saint John

-The city collects compost! Easy, peasy. Learn more here.

NOVA SCOTIA

Halifax

-The city offers curbside pickup of food scraps in green carts. Find a list of what can be added to the carts, here.

ONTARIO

Hamilton

-Hamilton offers a green bin program, where the city picks up and diverts your food scraps and yard waste.

Ottawa

-Ottawa offers curbside collections of specialized green bins containing food scraps and yard trimmings. To learn more, including what should or should not go in your bin, visit the city's website.

Toronto

-The City of Toronto offers a green bin collection service.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Charlottetown

-Green bins containing compostable materials are collected by the city.

QUEBEC

Montreal

-Compost Montreal: a food scrap collection service that picks up compost for a small fee.
-Eco-quartiers: Each district has their own Eco-quartier office where you can find information about compost programs, reuse, recycling, and zero-waste workshops. Many eco-quartiers where there is not yet municipal green waste pick-up run their own community compost programs. For example, Eco-quartier Sainte-Marie has their own community compost program, and so does Eco-quartier Peter-McGill. For either a fee of approx. $10 per year or a volunteer commitment, you can join a community compost where you bring your green waste to a locked compost at a local park or other compost site. There are multiple compost sites that are managed by each Eco-quartier and run by volunteers.
-Residents of St-Henri can take advantage of municipal composting offered by the city's pilot program.

SASKATCHEWAN

Saskatoon

-To get a free visit from a home composting coach or a rebate off a composting bin, visit the City of Saskatoon website.

Regina

-On certain dates throughout the year, you can drop off leaves, yard waste, and trimmings at sites throughout the city; learn more here.