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Quinte Waste Solutions encourages the use of backyard composters to assist our community

backyard composter
Backyard Composter

in diverting more waste from landfill. With many landfills in Ontario closing, the need to extend the life of the remaining landfills is becoming more important. In the Quinte region, over 40% of waste that ends up in our landfills are things that could be composted.

 

Getting Started

  • Use our helpful Brochure to assist you with the set-up and management of your composter.
  • Quinte Waste Solutions can provide you with a durable, high-capacity composter for $55.00.
  • A kitchen compost pail is a convenient way for you to transport your organic material from your kitchen to your composter.
  • A digester for animal waste is $70.

Municipal Information

If your municipality has green bin pick up you will find all of the information you need below. For any other questions regarding green bin programs in your area, please direct these questions to your city department or municipal office.

Little kitchen composter and big green curbside collection composter

Belleville

  • Find out what is and what isn’t accepted in the Belleville green bin program by clicking HERE
  • For all other information about composting in your municipality head over to GreenBinBelleville. ca 

Quinte West

  • Find out what is and what isn’t accepted in the Quinte West green bin program by clicking HERE 
  • For all other information about compositing in your municipality  head over to Quinte West Webpage 

Prince Edward County

  • Find out what is and what isn’t accepted in the Prince Edward green bin program by clicking HERE
  • For all other information about composting in your municipality head over to the County.ca