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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, unless otherwise noted.
Instructors: MUNBG Education Staff Anne Madden and Christine Byers

2015 session dates below:

1) Monday, April 13, 6:30-7:30pm (in Foran Room, City Hall)
2) Wednesday, May 6, 6-7pm (Wedgewood Park)
3) Sunday, May 10, 2-3pm
4) Saturday, May 23, 2-3pm
5) Monday, May 25, 12:30-1:30pm
6) Wednesday, June 3, 6-7pm (Mews Centre)
7) Thursday, June 11, 3:30-4:30pm
8) Monday, June 22, 12:30-1:30pm

(When not listed, the workshop will take place at the Botanical Garden Field Centre, 306 Mt. Scio Road.)

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