Organics infrastructure program

The Organics Infrastructure Program (OIP) keeps organic waste out of landfills and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

OIP funding supports the investment of $30 million towards building new composting facilities and expanding existing composting facilities. Ten million dollars each is provided by:

  • The Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund
  • The Government of British Columbia
  • The recipients of the award and/or their partners

Successful projects

Read about the successful OIP recipients. All projects will be operational by March 2024.

Funding recipient Project name (s)
Central Coast Regional District Central Coast organics compost diversion initiative (Phase 1)
Central Kootenay Regional District

Central composting facility

Creston composting facility

Columbia Shuswap Regional District Revelstoke composting facility
Comox Valley Regional District Regional organic composting facility additional capacity
East Kootenay Regional Districts’
  • East Kootenay regionally integrated resource recovery network

Columbia Valley site

Central sub-region site

Elk Valley site

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Regional District of Kootenay Boundary organics diversion expansion project
Northern Rockies Regional District Northern Rockies vermicomposting (worm) facility
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Oliver landfill residential food waste compost facility
District of Summerland Summerland organics processing facility
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Sea to Sky Soils Compost Facility Expansion
Tla’amin Nation Tla’amin Nation Organics Processing Facility

Recipient resources

Measurement tools

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions are determined using:

OIP project report template

OIP End of Project Final Report Template (XLS, 47KB)

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