The City out Penticton is giving out free compost until May 21. (City of Penticton)

The City out Penticton is giving out free compost until May 21. (City of Penticton)

Penticton giving out free compost to interested residents

Penticton’s compost comes from the city’s wastewater recycling program

The City of Penticton has an abundance of compost and wants to share the wealth with residents.

The city will handing out free compost available for pick-up at the Campbell Mountain Landfill from May 17 to 21.

Compost can be picked Monday to Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the compost facility entrance, located on Spiller Road past the landfill entrance.

All loads must be covered prior to leaving the compost facility.

Penticton’s compost comes from the city’s wastewater recycling program. Penticton compost consists of processed wastewater solids and wood chips.

It’s a safe, effective, environmentally friendly and affordable compost product that’s ideal for use in top dressing, landscaping, on flower gardens, and as an additive in potting soil,” reads the city’s website.

To learn about the city’s compost program click here.

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