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From April 1 to November 30 each year garbage must be completely covered by placing it in a bin with a lid or with a net or blanket. Net's must have maximum mesh size 1 inch by 1 inch. Recycling in blue bags does not have to be covered.


Backyard Composting

The City of St. John’s, in partnership with the MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden, are offering backyard composting information sessions and bins to residents of St. John’s for the low price of $30 plus HST.

You have to be a resident of St. John’s to register and you must prepay for the compost information session. Once you attend the session you will receive your backyard compost bin.

For more information on dates and times click here.





City of St. John's