Mid-way through the municipality’s composting pilot project, response is generally positive to the initiative.
Earlier this year, the municipality launched the project to have a cross-section of residents test-drive a Jora composter, an insulated metal composter positioned on a stand to it’s off the ground and can be turned to speed the compost process.
The district selected two representative areas of the municipality and asked residents to use the composters.
The idea was to get a fair presentation, ranging from those keen on the idea to those not so keen. “We want to really be as representative as possible,” said David Brozuk, Oak Bay’s superintendent of public works.
Fifty households are participating in the pilot, with about 60 per cent happy with the point-of-source composting one area and 90 per cent in the other. read more >>