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Backyard Composting


Put your yard waste into your compost to help your sustainable garden. Composting is great because it

  • gives nutrition to your garden, lawn, and plants,
  • boosts soil structure without harsh chemicals,
  • and eliminates waste going to landfills.

Earth Machine Composter

Surrey residents can purchase the Earth Machine Back Yard Composter for $25.00. This item is currently not available for purchase. Please check back for an update on this item. The Earth Machine Back Yard Composter dimensions are as follows:

  • 80 gallon capacity
  • 33" high
  • 33" diameter

Payment & pick up

Pay for your composter at the Engineering Front Counter at Surrey City Hall, and pick it up from the Engineering Operations Works Yard.

Surrey City Hall
Address: 13450 104 Avenue
Phone: 604-591-4340
Fax: 604-591-8693
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Engineering Operations Works Yard
Address: 6651 - 148 Street
Phone: 604-590-7289
Fax: 604-591-7836
Hours of Operations: 8:00am to 3:30pm

See what to do with your other yard waste from your Surrey household. Yard waste is 1 of the 3 carts we collect as part of Surrey's New Waste Collection Program, which started in 2012. Learn more about Backyard Composting with tips from Metro Vancouver.