Composting is a simple way to reduce the amount of waste produced and has many positive impacts: reduction in the amount of materials sent to waste disposal sites, decrease in soil and water pollution and reduced greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation, among other things.

In keeping with its composting program, the Municipality absorbs 2/3 of the cost of purchasing a composting bin (the bins are available in the three hardware stores located in the Municipality at a cost of $20 plus taxes) and provides information sessions and support.

Many publications are available and there are Internet sites you can consult for information, including:

To sign up for the composting program, you must complete the form (see link below) and submit it to the municipal office or contact Mr. Marcel Danis, program superintendant, at 819-456-2161, extension 2282, or by email at egout@villelapeche.qc.ca.