Richmond Energy Garden and Composting Facility

NOTE: Contractors only, please.

7028 York Road
Richmond, BC V6W 0B1


Summer Hours (Mar. 15 to Oct. 14)
Mon to Fri – 6:30 am to 5 pm
Sat – 7 am to 3 pm
Winter Hours (Oct. 15 to Mar. 14)
Mon to Fri – 7 am to 5 pm
Sat – 7 am to 3 pm

(See map as GPS devices do not always recognize this address.)

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Site Photos

Welcome to our site! Remember, this site serves commercial and wholesale customers.

Composting comes first nature to us.

Landscaping and Commercial Customers pull up for a treat at our loading dock.

Our beloved scale office.

Our site has been serving the Metro Vancouver region since 1993.

We host tours throughout the year to teach about recycling, renewable energy, and soil products. See our FAQ page for more info.

The entrance stairwell acknowledges the many partners that support this project in honor of ‘The Power of We’.

Placards translated into multiple languages help educate the public.

The best! Soil Amender (100% compost), Garden Blend (75% compost / 25% river sand), Turf Blend (50% compost / 50% river sand), Mulches.

Our conference tables were made locally by Vancouver Reclaimed from 122-year-old repurposed lumber.

Food scraps mixed with yard trimmings from the Metro Vancouver region.

Materials are prepared and loaded into these tunnels. The specially engineered gastight doors ensure the anaerobic digestion process begins smoothly.

This is where the magic happens: the hydrolysate is fed into these methane digesters where anaerobic bacteria produce biogas. The biogas is then used to generate heat and electricity.

Our top quality compost and compost-based soil products are valued in the region.

Recycling Information

Accepted Materials For Recycling

Yard Trimmings
Clean Wood or Dimensional Lumber
Grocery Organic Waste
(Vegetables, fruit, meat, seafood, bread/baked goods, grains, dairy, eggs, coffee grounds and filters, plate scrapings, etc.)

Products Available for Sale

Garden Blend Premium*
Garden Blend
Turf Blend
Double Screened Turf Blend*
Top Dressing*
Soil Amender
Aged Mulch 3/8” Minus
Mulch 1” Minus

*Advanced Order Required

Materials Not Accepted For Recycling

No Plastics
No Metals & Non-Ferrous Metals
No Gravel or Pebbles
No Painted Lumber
No Creosoted Wood
No Non-Organic Product
(No Paint, No Pressure)
No Fill Dirt
No Soil – We Make Our Own!

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