Composting can divert 40% of waste heading to the landfill. 

We’re here to help all Manitobans reduce their food waste. We work with homes, schools and communities to learn more about composting and how to make it practical and possible for everyone!

Our Composting team is here to offer tips to get you started, deliver presentations, and share expert knowledge.

Getting Started

Explore ways to start composting at home, in your community and how to get involved.

Prairie Dog Projects

Learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom. That’s where Prairie Dog Projects comes into play. We’ve got activities and fun things you can do at home to help the whole family learn and grow!

Food Saving Guide: Waste less, save more

Reducing food waste can be easy with these hands on activities to try either at the grocery store or at home. Try one or try them all!

International Compost Awareness Week May 3-9

To celebrate ICAW, learn how to compost with our FREE online composting workshops!

Compost with Confidence Online Workshop Series

Learn how to compost from the comforts of your home!

Compost Winnipeg Is Hiring

Applications for Courier due February 9th.

Recent Posts

Upcoming Events

Backyard Composting 101

June 10th, 2020
Free FRENCH language online presentation on how to get started backyard composting!

City of Winnipeg Compost Giveaway

finished compost

June 1-7th, 2020
The City of Winnipeg is giving away FREE compost, made from your leaf and yard waste!

Why Compost?

It’s easy! Way easier than you think.

It’s worth it! Save money, water and garbage going to the landfill.

It can make a difference! Reduce greenhouse gases and return those nutrients to your soil.

Our Highlights

Here are a few of the programs that help Manitobans compost in their community.

On Site Composting

Residents in condos and apartment buildings can now compost food scraps in a compost bin right on the property with On Site. Our resources and tools can help get you started.

Food Waste

Over half (58%) of all food produced in Canada is wasted, and 32% of this wasted food is avoidable. We offer tips and tricks to help reverse this trend.

Prairie Dog Projects

Family resources, featuring hands-on composting activities and other sustainable resources for kids of all ages.

What we did in 2018 – 2019

Through our work in schools, homes and communities, and with the help of our Master Composter volunteers, more Manitobans are composting. Here are some of our accomplishments from the past year.

People reached through compost presentations

New Master Composters this year

Volunteer hours logged in the community

Learn how to compost!

Meet the team

Lea Coté
(204) 925-3777 x 104

Kristen Malec
(204) 925-3777 x 108

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Thank you to our funders