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Backyard Compost Program

City of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program


The City of St. John’s, Waste & Recycling division, have partnered with MUN Botanical Garden and the MMSB (Multi Material Stewardship Board) to offer residents subsidized backyard compost bins after attending a one-hour information/training session. The City is purchasing the bins through the MMSB and the Botanical Garden is facilitating the training sessions.

Registration is required. 
To register, please contact the City of St. John’s


All session to be held at MUN Botanical Garden
Instructors: MUNBG Education Staff Anne Madden and Christine Byers

Day Date Time
Sunday September 7 1 - 2 pm
Monday September 15 12 - 1 pm
Saturday September 20 2 - 3 pm
Monday September 22 10 - 11 am
Tuesday September 30 3 - 4 pm
Sunday October 5 12 - 1 pm
Wednesday October 8 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Thursday October 16 10 - 11 am
Sunday November 9 12 - 1 pm
Wednesday  November 12 12:30 - 1:30 pm
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