Compost Value Day
is organized by London Composts.
London Composts is an environmental partnership of businesses, non-profit
organizations and local government working collectively to raise awareness of:
- The value of composting as a way to recycle organic waste,
- The use of compost to improve the soil quality for growing plants, and
- The benefits of sharing fruits and vegetables grown in compost enriched
For information about London Composts, call 519 645-7733.
The compost sold on Compost Value Day is made from the City's
leaf and yard materials collection program. Proceeds go to the non-profit
organizations that provide volunteers on the day.
past May over $10,000 was raised for the charities involved. Over 150 tonnes of compost was sold on this day.
Proceeds from Compost Value Day go to:
London & Area Food Bank
Boys and Girls Club
St. Leonard's Society
Thames Region Ecological Association
Community Garden Project
London Compost Partners:
City of London, Boys and Girls Club, London & Area
Food Bank, London Community Resource Centre, Amway, Thames Region Ecological Association, Try Recycling, 2cg Inc.,
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