Compost Giveaway

September 15, 2021: Compost is available for giveaway on a first come-first served basis.

You’re using the Green Organics Cart, why not use some of the end results?

Each year the City of St. Albert collects about 9,000 tonnes of compostable material from Green Organics Cart and our Compost Depot. The City is pleased to offer residents the finished compost material for free. 


The Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot is located beside the Public Works building at

7 Chevigny Street

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Guidelines for the Giveaway

  • Due to traffic and large equipment on site, please keep pets and small children in your vehicle for everyone's safety
  • Follow all posted signage
  • Maximum of 40 litres (10 gallons, or any other equivalencies) per day
  • Compost available while supplies last. No rain checks are available


  • Bring your own container and tools to self load the compost. Shovels will not be available on site
  • City staff are not permitted to help residents load material
  • Maintain 2 m distance from others
  • Consider visiting during non-peak hours.

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Last edited: September 15, 2021