PETROLIA COMPOST TRANSFER SITE PASSES AND DATES
Petrolia – The Petrolia Compost Transfer Site is located at 546 Maude Street Extension, Petrolia. This Site is available to Petrolia residents only.
Passes are required to access the site. Passes are available in person at the Municipal Office Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or at the Petrolia Farmers’ Market during the season. Passes are $25.00 and are good for the 2022 season.
Please note the 2022 APPROVED COMPOST TRANSFER SITE DATES below.
Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – noon
April 16, 30
May 14, 28
June 11, 25
July 9, 23
August 13, 27
September 10, 24
October 8, 22
November 5, 12
Types of Waste Approved for Receipt at this Facility:
|Annual, Perennial and Vegetable Garden Plants|
|Fruit Tree Waste|
|Pumpkins with no candles, paint, or decorations|
|Tree branches up to 4” in diameter|
Types of Waste NOT ACCEPTED at this Facility:
Residents are advised that depositing items that are not on the accepted list will render the program unavailable as the Municipality will forfeit permissions to dumping the collected garden and yard waste. Residents may bring items in paper bags or reusable bins; no plastic bags will be accepted. Residents with unacceptable items will be asked to take them home.
For those that prefer, see below for two excellent resources for backyard composting:
35 Options to Make Your Own Backyard Compost Bin: https://bit.ly/2VbO54N
Learn How to Compost in your Own Backyard Here: https://bit.ly/3aOSxwZ
Curbside Wood Chipping and Brush Chipping:
This service will continue for 2022 and includes: tree limbs, and branches. These items can be placed curbside and the Town chipper will come by and process on site. Brush must be in a tidy and neat pile with cut ends facing the curb.
The 2022 chipping dates will be:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays:
April 19 & 20
May 24 & 25
June 13 & 14
September 6 & 7
October 11 & 12
Curbside wood chipping is not street specific; residents can place their brush at the curb on any of these days and it will be processed. Residents are asked to place the brush no sooner than 4:00 p.m. the night before a collection date, and to have all brush at the curb by 7:00 a.m. the day of collection.
Residents are reminded to not impede sidewalk access. If any brush piles have root bulbs attached, contain waste, or other non-organic items the brush pile will not be processed, and the resident will be responsible for disposal.