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Backyard Composting


Due to Surrey Operations Centre being closed until further notice to minimize risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission, there are new directions to receive the composter. Please call 604-591-4181 to make an appointment at City Hall to process the payment. Once payment is processed, the composter can be picked up from our Storage Yard located at 14613 - 64 Avenue on Tuesdays, Wednedays and Thursdays between 10am and 2pm. 

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. The Earth Machine Back Yard Composter dimensions are as follows:

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

Payment & pick up

Pay for your composter at the Engineering Operations Works Yard (6651 - 148 Street), and then pick up the composter from our Storage Yard (14613 64 Ave) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays (between 10am and 2pm).

Engineering Operations Works Yard
Address: 6651 - 148 Street
Phone: 604-590-7289
Fax: 604-591-7836
Hours of Operation: 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 Waste Collection Program, which started in 2012. Learn more about Backyard Composting with tips from Metro Vancouver.

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