RDNO Offers Composter Rebates

Posted Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) is pleased to announce the 2015 Composter Rebate Program. The RDNO will offer a $30 rebate to North Okanagan residents who purchase an approved composter at a participating retailer between now and September 30th. Participating retailers are:

Armstrong Shepherd’s Home Hardware Building Centre
Enderby Central Hardware Timber Mart
Lumby Irly Bird Building Centres

Briteland Holdings Ltd.

RONA Home Centre

Fishers Hardware Ltd.

Canadian Tire

Swan Lake Nurseryland

Home Building Centre

There are several approved models to choose from at the participating retailers; Garden Gourment Composters, Rotating and Tumbling Composters, Terrra Composter, Free Garden Earth or Earth Machine Composter and one vermicomposter, Briteland’s BioBin. Residents are encouraged to contact their retailer of choice to select the model best suited to the quantity of organics they produce.

Rebate application forms, including a legible sales receipt are to be submitted to the RDNO office for processing. Rebate application forms are available at participating retailer, online at www.rdno.ca/recycle (composting), and at the RDNO office located at 9848 Aberdeen Road in Coldstream.

To help residents understand how to use their newly purchased composter, the RDNO is hosting a free composting workshop on Saturday, May 23rd from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Xerindipity Demonstration Garden in Polson Park. Registration is not required for the workshop, but seating is limited.

For further information, please contact the RDNO at [email protected] or by calling 250-550-3700.