Awards & Recognition

Awards 2022
  • 2022 Business Excellence Award - Emerging Business of the Year, Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
  • 2022 Business Impact Award - Small Business BC (2nd Place)
  • Claire - named on 2022 Globe and Mails 50 'Changemakers' List
  • Katie - named 2022 Environmental Leader of the Year - Kamloops Community Leader Awards
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Best Home Service
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Local Subscription Box
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Entrepreneur Under 40
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Zero Waste Store
Awards 2021
  • Katie & Claire - named on 2021 BC Business 30 under 30 list
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Best Home Service
  • Best of Kamloops Awards: Local Subscription Box

Friendly In The News

October 31, 2022

Friendly Wins Business Excellence Awards 2022

Community Futures Thompson Country Emerging Business of the Year Award Winner: Friendly Composting Inc.

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August 18, 2022

Changing Human Behaviour One Social Enterprise At A Time

Social entrepreneurs like Katie and Claire are part of a growing, global movement of people pairing purpose and profit.

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July 14, 2022

How to Compost In an Apartment

Friendly's Co-Founder & CEO, Katie Forsyth shares her thoughts with the Redfin Real Estate team on best practices for composting in apartments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I don't see my community listed. What are my options?

We would LOVE to get more communities composting. Contacts to work on a composting solution together.

What day is my pick up day?


North Shore
Sun Rivers
SunPeaksHeffley CreekWhitecroftThursdayValleyviewRose HillDallasCampbell CreekTobiano

What size are the bins?

Our residential bins are 11L! We offer additional bins for $10/month.

What communities do we service?

ink to service areas or just show service areas here

How will this change my household garbage?

You will have considerably less garbage (up to 60%) AND your garbage will be less smelly! When you find you're not filling your garbage can as much as your used to downgrade the size of your bin to save some $ *link to resource page to downgrade bin*