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Annual Compost Giveaway

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May 15, 2024
9:00 am
- 3:00 pm

The annual compost giveaway event is open to all residents within East Hants boundaries. It runs from May 9 – 22, 2024 or until material is gone. Please note, this event has special hours. 

Monday – Friday

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


  • 9 a.m. – Noon

Things to know

  • Limit of four (4) bags per household of self-shoveled Grade A compost.*
  • You can pick up compost for one (1) other household as long as you have their registration form. If you are picking up for another household, the limit is 8 bags of compost per visit.
  • Bags can hold approximately 25kg each. Bags and compost are provided. You must fill your own bags and place them in your vehicle.
  • Please be aware that staff are unable to assist in loading bags into vehicles.

What should I bring?

  • Bring your own shovel (none will be provided).
  • We recommend wearing quality gloves and boots/outdoor shoes.
  • Please fill out the form before your visit and present it to staff when you arrive.

Community groups

  • All community groups and not-for-profits within East Hants boundaries are welcome to collect compost after May 22, if there is material left over.
  • A registration form must be filled out before arriving.
  • Groups are responsible for filling bags/containers and loading their own vehicles.


May 15, 2024
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Waste Management Centre
1306 Georgefield Road
Upper Kennetcook, Nova Scotia B0N 2L0 Canada
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