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Organic Composting Facilities in Nova Scotia

Composting Facility Guidelines (PDF), September, 2010

Cape Breton
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Baddeck Composting Facility

Baddeck, Victoria County
Food and yard waste IC&I 295-2026
West Arichat Composting Facility

West Arichat, Richmond County
Food and yard waste IC&I 226-2396
CBRM Composting Facility

Sydney, CBRM
Food and yard waste IC&I
Residential
563-5593
Inverness Composting Facility

Kenloch, Inverness County
Food and yard waste, fish waste IC&I 787-3503
Antigonish / Guysborough / Pictou
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Guysborough Composting Facility

Guysborough County
Enclosed IC&I, food and yard waste IC&I 232-2316
Atlantic Country Compost (TE Boyle Farm & Forestry Limited) *

Tracadie, Antigonish County
Fish processing waste, food and farm waste, wood chips composting IC&I 232-3317 or 863-7845
The Pictou County Solid Waste Management Composting Facility

Mount William, Pictou County
In-vessel food and yard waste, wood IC&I
Residential
396-1495
Cumberland / Colchester / East Hants
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Colchester Balefill / Composting Facility

Kemptown, Colchester County
In-vessel food and yard waste, paper products IC&I
Residential
895-0450
Fundy Compost Incorporated *

Brookfield, Colchester County
Sawdust, food and yard waste, fish meal, biosolids, source separated organics IC&I (sludge)
Residential (East Hants)
673-3020
Cumberland Central Composting Facility

Little Forks, Cumberland County
Enclosed food and yard waste, paper products IC&I
Residential
667-5141
Halifax Regional Municipality
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Miller Waste Systems *

Burnside Industrial Park, HRM, Halifax County
In-vessel food and yard waste, grease trap sludge, wood chips, sawdust and bark, paper products IC&I
Residential
468-3161
New Era Farms *

Ragged Lake Industrial Park, HRM, Halifax County
In-vessel food and yard waste, paper products IC&I
Residential
876-5185
Valley
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Northridge Farms *

Demsey Corners, Kings County
In vessel food and yard waste IC&I 847-3691
South Shore
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Lunenburg Regional Recycling and Composting Facility

Whynott Settlement, Lunenburg County
In-vessel food and yard waste, paper products, municipal sewage sludge, sawdust, bark, wood chips, fish processing waste IC&I
Residential
543-2991
Louisiana Pacific Resources Group Technology (formerly ABT Canada Ltd.) *

East River, Chester
Wood waste processing IC&I (waste from own operations) 275-2936
Yarmouth / Digby
Facility / Location Type of Operation Serving Phone (902)
Town of Yarmouth Compost Facility

South Ohio, Yarmouth County
In-vessel food and yard waste, paper products IC&I
Residential
742-5220
Spectacle Lake Concrete & Excavating Ltd. Campsite Environmental Inc. Compost Facility *

Church Point, Digby County
Mink carcasses (mix with sawdust) IC&I 769-2777
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* privately-owned facility
** accepts leaf and yard waste only
IC&I refers to the industrial, commercial and institutional sector
Residential refers to household green carts