Backyard Composting

ComposterBackyard composting compliments the Region’s curbside green bin program, and is a great way to reduce your household waste by up to one-third, while producing a rich soil conditioner for your garden, lawn and house plants. It is important to maintain your composter properly for it to be a success, consider the following tips:

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Composters are available for sale at the Durham Recycling Centre, 4600 Garrard Rd. Whitby, ON  For more information call 905-579-5264 or 1-800-667-5671 or email

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