Compost in a wheelbarrow in a backyard

Purchase an Earth Machine composter from the City of Surrey.

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.

Surrey residents can purchase an Earth Machine Back Yard Composter for $25. The Earth Machine Back Yard Composter dimensions are:

  • 80-gallon capacity
  • 33" high
  • 33" diametre

Payment & pick-up 

You must pay for your composter prior to picking it up. Payment can be processed:

In person
City Hall
Address: 13450 - 104 Avenue
Hours of operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday

By phone
Hours of operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Please note that composters are final sale. Your receipt or proof of payment is required in order to pick up your composter. 

Pick up of the composter is available at:

Storage yard
Address: 14613 - 64 Avenue
Phone: 604-590-7289
Hours of operation: 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday to Friday

Backyard composter in a garden.


For questions or comments on backyard composting in Surrey, contact

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