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.

Become a Master Composter Volunteer!

Apply for the 2019 Master Composter Course! Application deadline is August 30, 2019

Getting your garden ready for Spring

You have waited patiently for too long and now spring is here (almost). Tips for getting started in your garden started.

Top Ten Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Canada wastes $50b a year of food. Here’s ten ideas to help you reduce food waste and save money!

Food Waste: A $50b Problem

The scale of food waste, and how to take action!

Learn how to vermicompost

Don’t have a compost-friendly outdoor space? Try composting with worms!

Recent Posts

Upcoming Events

Backyard Composting 101!

August 28, 2019
Join us at our free presentation in Lundar to learn all you need to know to get started backyard composting!

Master Composter Course 2019

September 13-21, 2019
Take our course to become a certified Master Composter and teach others how to compost in your community.

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.

Air Quality Health Index

Our free Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) presentations for schools makes the connection between our food and the air we breathe. Book one for your school today.

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