The City of Yorkton operates a commercial compost facility inside the Sanitary Landfill, where you can drop off your yard and garden waste for free disposal.

Accepted materials:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Garden waste

What is compost?

Compost is soil like material created from decaying organic materials. You can use compost to improve soil health and increase growth in plants because it is high in nutrients. Read our Composting Information Page to learn more about composting and why it is important.

Backyard composting

Backyard composting is an easy way of dealing with yard waste, garden waste and produce food wastes. Backyard composting can benefit lawns and gardens by adding the finished compost to help your garden grow. Read our Backyard Composting Guide to learn how to compost at home.