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

March 31, 2022

Meet Friendly Composting

Following their recent success at the Small Business BC Awards, we chatted with this dynamic duo [Katie & Claire] to learn about their awesome small business, and how each of us has a role to play in reducing waste.

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March 24, 2022

Friendly Awarded BC Business Impact Award

The 2022 Business Impact Award winners demonstrated their skills in areas like sales, marketing, logistics, finances and operations. Their company is a hugely positive force in their community, and social responsibility is an integral part of their business success.

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February 25, 2022

Meet 50 Emerging leaders reinventing how Canada does business

Claire McLoughlin, 27, and her roommate Katie Forsyth, 29, launched a composting service in Kamloops, B.C., that now collects 3,000 kilograms of food waste each week and delivers it to a nearby farm to compost into nutrient-rich soil.

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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*