“Too good to waste”

Tip-It Waste Solutions will soon be providing convenient bi-weekly organics collection service. We even provide you with the green tote! Sign up for this service on our Contact page or email us at or give us a call at 250-546-2005.

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Our compost collection services include:

  • Biweekly residential compost collection
  • A 65G organics tote

Accepted compost materials include:

  • Fruit and vegetable scraps
  • Food leftovers, plate scrapings
  • Meat, poultry, fish, shellfish and bones
  • Liquid dairy products
  • Eggshells
  • Bread, cereal, grains
  • Pasta, dough, pizza
  • Baked goods, candies
  • Coffee filters and grounds,
  • Tea bags & loose tea
  • Baking ingredients, herbs, spices
  • Nuts and shells
  • Grease and liquids
  • Used, uncoated paper cups and plates
  • Paper take-out containers incl. pizza boxes
  • Egg or Milk cartons
  • Paper, newspaper, flyers & magazines
  • Kitchen paper towels & toilet paper (with or without rolls)
  • Paper bags & boxes, cereal boxes
  • Wax paper boxes or wrapping, take out coffee cups (without plastic lids)
  • Dryer sheets and lint
  • Wooden chopsticks, bamboo wear, potato wear
  • Clean or dirty cardboard (free of tape or staples)
  • Houseplants (no flower pots)
  • Yard trimmings, flowers, sticks, leaves
  • Pet waste (non bagged or silicone/plastic litter materials)

Material you should not put in your compost:

  • Foil wrap, pouches and pie plates
  • Metal of any kind
  • Cereal and cracker box plastic liners
  • Soiled diapers, baby wipes
  • Cigarettes and butts
  • Vacuum contents and bags
  • Plastic containers and cutlery
  • Plastic bags and wrap, bottles and tubs
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminum foil
  • Aluminum cans
  • Styrofoam
Tip it Residential Compost Bin next to Garbage Bin
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Tip it Residential Compost Bins view from top
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Service Area For Tip-it Compost Pickups

  • Armstrong
  • Enderby
  • Salmon Arm
  • Vernon
  • Coldstream
  • Lumby

Call us at 250-546-2005 for a free quote on our organics collection services! We look forward to serving you.

Here are some things to remember in order to avoid missed compost pickups:

Please be sure your compost is:

  • Out by 7:00 am
  • Within 1 metre of the roadway
  • Visible from the roadway, not obscured by snow, parked cars, hedges, etc.
  • In the green tote we supply for you
  • Contains only the accepted compostable materials listed below!
  • We strongly encourage the use of certified compostable bags to keep your tote clean and help reduce smell, however this is not mandatory (bags can be found at a few local suppliers or ordered directly through us)
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