Purchase com poster, earn financial rebate

The Regional District of North Okanagan has launched the 2015 composter rebate program.

The Regional District of North Okanagan has launched the 2015 composter rebate program.

RDNO will offer a $30 rebate to North Okanagan residents who purchase an approved composter at a participating retailer between now and Sept. 30.

Participating retailers are:

Armstrong

Shepherd’s Home Hardware Building Centre

Enderby

Central Hardware Timber Mart

Lumby

Irly Bird Building Centres

Vernon

Briteland Holdings

Rona Home Centre

Fishers Hardware

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 in Coldstream.

RDNO is hosting a free composting workshop May 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Xerindipity Demonstration Garden in Polson Park. Registration is not required for the workshop, but seating is limited.