The autumn compost giveaway is being held October 15-20, at the balefill facility in Kemptown.
People can stop by the facility, at 188 Mingo Road, from 8:30 a.m.-to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays during that period, and between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Each household is allowed to shovel 100 kilograms of compost into three bags, which are provided. People must bring their own shovel and are reminded to wear appropriate footwear and gloves.
Compost is sold for $2 per bag, or $34.50 per metric tonne (HST included), at other times of the year.
For more information, phone the helpline at 902-895-4777.