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Go Deeper into Compost

Bins, tools and methods are on display, so you can learn how each performs. Try them out — there's one that is right for you.

During the summer, a Compost Coach is ready to answer your questions, give you a tour, let you try some tools and show you a few tricks. You can even make a mini-worm bin to take home!

Composting in the Classroom

Teachers can request a Vermicomposting Kit for their classroom. You provide the bin and we'll send you some worms with instructions on how to assemble and care for your bin. The kids take it from there. Grades 4 and up. Free, includes only 50 worms.

Composting at the office?

Office Sustainability Teams can request a free one-hour Lunch 'N Learn related to home composting, worm composting, or soil and garden topics.

When to go

Open to explore year-round. Compost 'S cool is on City parkland so you can view the displays at your leisure. Call our help line if you have questions at 780-496-5526.

We are staffed weekends from 10am to 4pm until Labour Day.

The health and safety of residents, City of Edmonton staff and volunteers is top priority. Follow guidelines and health orders from the Government of Alberta. Visit edmonton.ca/COVID-19 for up-to-date information.

Program Details

Cost: It's free to drop in.

Hours:  The site is open around the clock to give residents access to the different styles of composting bins. Food scraps can be dropped off at any time. A Composting Coach is on site from 10am-4pm on weekends and holidays from Victoria Day until Labour Day. For questions after hours, contact 780-496-5526.  

Location: Between the John Janzen Nature Centre and Fort Edmonton. Find us on Google Maps.

Location Map

Map of Compost 'S cool, River Loop Trail,
Compost 'S cool, River Loop Trail,
Edmonton, Alberta

For More Information

Our staff and volunteers are ready to answer your questions or even visit your yard to help you compost better.

Media inquiries should be directed through the appropriate media contact.

Title The Compost Doctors
Telephone

780-496-5526

Email compost@edmonton.ca
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CompostScool/

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