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Commercial Compost

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SeanGardener at the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden using City of Vancouver Landfill compost made from yard waste.

Metro will ban organic materials (including food) from waste facilities starting in 2015.
Metro Vancouver will start a disposal ban for organics (all compostable material, including food) in 2015. In the following video, see how Vancouver is diverting its organic waste and then composting it.

Commercial Compost/Soil
Available in Greater Vancouver

 

Compost Suppliers in alphabetical order

 

This alphabetical list includes companies who make compost/soil blends and also companies who distribute the product. Investigate each company via its web site to determine which product is best for your garden.

Carney’s Waste Systems Office
Carney’s Waste Systems Office
For Soil Sales inquiries of more than 10 Yards please contact Colleen Carney at Carney’ Waste Systems: 604-892-5604.
For Soil Sales of less than 10 Yards please contact our retail partner Spectrum Landscapes in Squamish at 604-892-5015, 1005 Robin Drive, Mo-Fr 9am-4:30pm, Sat 10am-2pm.
For pick up loads in Whistler please visit our Callaghan Valley location at the Whistler Transfer Station (Callaghan Valley Road), 604-213-6606, open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm.
38950 Queens Way, Squamish, BC V8B 0K8
Tel: (604) 892-5604
admin@carneyswaste.com

City of Vancouver Compost
The City of Vancouver sells compost made from yard and garden waste at the Vancouver Landfill in Delta.
5400 72nd Street, Delta
If you are in the City of Vancouver call 311 to order.
If outside the City of Vancouver call 604-873-7000.

Eco-Soil
“We offer a range of quality products including Structural Soil, Bulk Soil Blends, Top soil, Green Roof Growing Media, Lawn Top Dress, Green Wall Systems and a range of bagged soil products.”
19455 28th Ave, Surrey BC
Phone 604-541-7645

Ecowaste
Ecowaste recycles a number of waste streams, including yard waste and concrete, to produce our three main products:
Compost, Bark Mulch And Crushed Concrete/Aggregate.
Product sales are available for pickup between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.
Office Location
200 – 10991 Shellbridge Way
Richmond, British Columbia
Canada V6X3C6
(604) 276-9511 – tel

Enviro-Smart/Westcoast Instant Lawns
“Enviro-Smart Organics creates rich, nutrient soil products which help plants flourish naturally and foster overall plant health from microbial activity. The soils enrich the growing conditions for commercial, residential and farm lands in the Lower Mainland.”
4295 72nd Street, Delta, BC
Call 604-946-0201

Got Dirt
“Got Dirt Ltd. is an experienced supplier of premium quality organic soil and other landscape materials for commercial firms and individual home owners across the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.”
Phone: 604.999.3478

Harvest Power
Harvest Power takes food and yard waste from municipal neighbourhoods and turns it into soil products. Blends: Soil Amender, Garden Blend & Garden Blend Premium, Turf Blend, Soils Blended to Your Specifications.
7028 York Road, Richmond, BC
Phone: 604-270-7500

Hop Compost
Hop created Canada’s first inner-city compost facility, and pioneered a closed loop around it. Since launching in February 2015, Hop has saved over 3 million pounds of food waste from landfill, and crafted the most nutrient-rich compost in Canada to boost organic crop yields.
1328 SE Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V5X 4K4
Phone: (587) 955-8630

Lawnboy
Compost from Harvest Power
Premium Lawn Dressing (Double Screened),Turf Blend, Garden Mix, Soil Amender, Mushroom Manure.
8655 Cambie Street, south of Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-322-8771

My Garden Bag
‘Botanical Blend’ is from Enviro-Smart, Nutrify Soil Amender/Compost, Turf Blend Soil.
Groundworks Construction Supply Ltd.
2806 Grandview Highway, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-322-6790

Net Zero
‘BOOST’ – Premium Class A Compost
“OMRI certified organic, making it ideal for organic producers.”
5050 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford BC
Phone: 604-557-7065

Southwest Garden Supplies
We sell our various soil, sands, and aggregates by load, yard, by bags (which we supply), pails, garbage cans, and any other way that suits you.
4838 Byrne Rd, Burnaby, BC
Phone: 604-454-9744

Transform Compost
Lawn Topdress, Soil Conditioner, Worm Castings.
3911 Mt.Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC
Phone: 604-856-2722

Veratec
Dealers throughout the Lower Mainland.
“Boost by Veratec is our finest compost soil ammender and is now OMRI Certified. The nutrient rich compost is widely used to increase the organic matter in existing soils and sand products that are nutrient deficient.”
“ProSoil by Veratec has become the number one choice for landscape professionals. With its nutrient rich recycled organic compost blend, ProSoil provides the perfect foundation that will allow your turf and plants to thrive.”
PO Box 1944 Village Mall, Aldergrove, BC
Phone: 604-607-3002

West Creek Farms
Garden Soil Mix: Aged Black Bark, Mushroom Manure, Soil Booster and sourced low silt Sand blended just right to provide sustained soil fertility, soil structure, growth and essential porosity to improve drainage.
25044 River Rd. (88th Ave) Fort Langley, BC
Phone: 604-888-3426

Reading:

Blog about commercial composting by Dr. John Paul of Transform Composting
Dr. John Paul has an extensive background in the theory and practice of composting, as well as developing compost products.

Food scraps service providers