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Mulch temporarily out of stock

September 14, 2020 - 10:42am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Out of stock

Message to the Public:

Stock may be replenished within a couple of weeks, however, updates will be provided at saskatoon.ca/compostdepots. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Compost and mulch in low supply

July 23, 2020 - 9:19am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Equipment maintenance and repair

Message to the Public:

Due to equipment maintenance and repair, we are not able to refill our supply of Dig-Your-Own or sell/load-out bulk compost and mulch. We expect equipment to be fully operational on Monday, July 27 to assist in replenishing these supplies. Please visit saskatoon.ca/compostdepots for updates.

West Compost Depot

July 20, 2020 - 12:29pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot

Reason:

Lightning

Message to the Public:

The West Compost Depot is temporarily closed due to lightning in the area.

COMPOST UPDATE: Compost Depot services resume, including Dig-Your-Own compost/mulch Sat, July 11

July 11, 2020 - 1:22pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Dig-Your-Own loading area is now accessible again

Message to the Public:

Thank you for your patience and patrionage.

WEST COMPOST DEPOT: Open for yard waste drop off; Dig-Your-Own compost/mulch is temporarily closed.

July 11, 2020 - 11:56am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Rain overnight is causing muddy conditions in the loading area.

Message to the Public:

Check back for updates, as we are working on improving site conditions today.

WEST COMPOST DEPOT: West site closed Saturday due to muddy conditions. Reopens Sunday @ 9 am.

July 11, 2020 - 10:52am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Rain overnight is causing muddy conditions making the site inaccessible

Message to the Public:

Visit East Compost Depot on Highway 5 (at the junction of Highway 41 and Zimmerman)

Dig - Your- Own compost and mulch temporarily unavailable

July 11, 2020 - 10:05am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Wet Site Conditions

Message to the Public:

We will continue to assess site conditions and post updates to saskatoon.ca/compostdepots.

Compost Depots fully operational

July 3, 2020 - 2:11pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West & East Compost Depot

Reason:

Reopened after weather closure.

Message to the Public:

Both sites are fully operational after temporary weather closure on July 2.

West Compost Depot temporarily closed due to lightning in the area

July 2, 2020 - 11:14am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Due to lightning, the site will be closed temporarily.

Message to the Public:

Vehicles will not be admitted at the West Compost depot at this time. Updates will be posted to saskatoon.ca/compostdepots.

Dig Your Own Compost Unavailable Canada Day

July 1, 2020 - 9:36am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot

Reason:

Rain and mud

Message to the Public:

Due to rain, the dig your own compost is unavailable until further notice.

Dig-Your-Own compost and mulch temporarily unavailable

June 18, 2020 - 9:40am #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Wet site conditions

Message to the Public:

We will continue to assess site conditions and post updates to saskatoon.ca/compstdepots.

West Compost Depot has re-opened after temporary closure

May 26, 2020 - 3:32pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Weather system has passed

Message to the Public:

Vehicles will once again be admitted for the yard waste drop-off and dig-your-own compost/mulch program.

West Compost Depot temporarily closed due to lightning in the area

May 26, 2020 - 2:30pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Lightning in the area

Message to the Public:

Vehicles will not be admitted at the West Compost depot at this time. Updates will be provided once the weather system passes over.

Dig-Your-Own compost and mulch available at the West Compost Depot

May 22, 2020 - 1:36pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Site conditions improved

Message to the Public:

Dig-Your-Own compost and mulch is available again at the West Compost Depot. Residents can pick up 1 cubic yard of compost and mulch for free, while supplies last. Please remember to bring your own shovels and containers, and tarp your load when transporting on City streets.

Dig-Your-Own compost and mulch temporarily unavailable

May 21, 2020 - 12:25pm #Compost Depots

Affected Compost Depot:

West Compost Depot on Highway 7

Reason:

Site conditions

Message to the Public:

Dig-Your-Own compost and mulch is not available at this time due to standing water and muddy conditions on site. Updates will be provided when site conditions improve.

High traffic at Compost Depots, residents asked to practice caution and patience

May 5, 2020 - 2:04pm #Compost Depots

Reason:

High demand due to recent opening on May 4

Message to the Public:

Compost Depots are experiencing long wait times with lines extending onto adjacent highways. Residents are asked to practice caution and patience. If the need for the Compost Depots is not urgent, residents are encouraged to wait until traffic volumes go down over the coming days. Please watch for updates at saskatoon.ca/compostdepots