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Backyard Composting


Please note that we are currently out of stock for composters. Check back for an update in the next few weeks

Put your yard waste into your compost to help your sustainable garden. Composting is great because it

  • gives nutrition to your garden, lawn, and plants,
  • boosts soil structure without harsh chemicals,
  • and eliminates waste going to landfills.

Earth Machine Composter

Surrey residents can purchase the Earth Machine Back Yard Composter for $25.00. The Earth Machine Back Yard Composter dimensions are as follows:

  • 80 gallon capacity
  • 33" high
  • 33" diameter

Payment & pick up

You can pay for and pick up your composter at the Engineering Operations Works Yard.

Engineering Operations Works Yard
Address: 6651 - 148 Street
Phone: 604-590-7289
Fax: 604-591-7836
Hours of Operations: 8:00am to 3:30pm

See what to do with your other yard waste from your Surrey household. Yard waste is 1 of the 3 carts we collect as part of Surrey's New Waste Collection Program, which started in 2012. Learn more about Backyard Composting with tips from Metro Vancouver.

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