Price Increase – Earth Machine Composters

Due to a rise in material prices, the Township has had to raise our Earth Machine composter prices to $50 each,  taxes included. This price change takes place September 1st, 2021. Composters, Blue Boxes and Blue Box Net Covers are all available at our Public Services office, 2490 Keeley Road.

 More information about the benefits of composting may be found at:

Composting Tips

Compost Council of Canada

Earth Machine

The Earth Machine is a durable backyard compost bin designed to compost food and yard waste. It will produce an all-natural soil conditioner, which provides gardens with much needed nutrients, while helping to retain moisture in the soil. Easy snap-together assembly takes only minutes Large capacity 80 gallon Vertical and horizontal columnar ventilation, no corners for materials to dry out Convenient 13 in. x 16.5 in. harvest door Manufactured from recycled material Twist locking lid



Leaves and Yard Waste

You can dispose of clean leaves, yard waste and brush (up to 6" in diameter) at the Portland Waste Disposal Site , south of Verona at 6085 Road 38. You will be required to debag your leaves on site. Hours of operation for this Waste Disposal Site are Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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