Buy compost soil for your garden

The City of Vancouver sells nutrient-rich compost soil for your garden at the Vancouver Landfill in Delta.

Our compost soil is produced on-site from the yard and garden waste we collect from Vancouver homes.


$8.00 per cubic metre ($16.00 per metric tonne)

$5.00 minimum charge for 0.5 cubic metres (340 kg)

Pick up your compost at the landfill

Visit our residential drop-off area with your own containers. You can use our shovels and loader (available daily, 7:30am to 4:45pm).

How to pay

Pay at the landfill weigh scales using cash, debit, cheque, or credit card.

Photo ID is needed to pay by cheque and credit card.

Personal cheques must be in your own name and have a preprinted name and address.

Find the Landfill

Landfill and Transfer Station

Get directions to both the Landfill and the Transfer Station. Find their hours of operation.

Large orders

To buy 6 cubic metres (6000 litres) or more of compost soil, phone 3-1-1.

Compost is available for pickup at the landfill. 

 Compost delivery is temporarily unavailable.

Have questions about yard trimmings or composting?

Contact the Regional Compost Hotline, or visit the Compost Demonstration Garden:

2150 Maple Street
Vancouver BC

Phone: 604-736-2250

The hotline and garden are run by City Farmer, a non-profit organization, on behalf of the City and Metro Vancouver.

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Last modified: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:54:48

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