Public Service Announcement: Last chance to pick up green cart compost this Sunday

Calgarians interested in picking up green cart compost still have one more opportunity to visit this year’s final compost giveaway. The nutrient-rich compost can be used to improve plant health in lawns, flower beds and gardens.

Event details

Date: Sunday, May 26

Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The City asks that Calgarians do not arrive early to the event and recommends coming later in the day to avoid the initial rush. Shepard Landfill is not accepting waste drop-off on Sundays.Location: Shepard Landfill - 12111 68th St. SE.

What to bring: Calgarians can pick up 100 litres of compost per household. This is a self-serve event. Residents must hand load the compost and need to bring the following items:

  • Shovel
  • Gloves
  • Containers to hold compost (for example: buckets, tubs, etc.)
  • Tarps - if you are loading compost into a trunk or truck bed, your load must be secure and covered before leaving the event

For full event details and tips for using compost, visit