Salish Soils is a resource recovery center located on the Sunshine Coast on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the shíshálh Nation. They take waste residuals including fish, biosolids, green waste, food waste, wood waste, and turn them into value-added products, as well as offer residential recycling services.
Question: How are you supporting other local businesses?
Answer: We are the local composting facility located on the Sunshine Coast. We turn waste that local residents and businesses produce and turn it into high-quality compost. We take feedstock every day from all 4 governmental organizations including the Town of Gibsons, the District of Sechelt, the Sunshine Coast Regional District, and the shíshálh Nation. We also have a close partnership with all local landscapers and other businesses including Tymax Industries, Ryan Service Contracting Ltd, Human Nature Landscaping, Quality Farms, and Creekers Containers to name a few.
Question: What social and environmental practices are you proud of?
Answer: We are proud of providing a living wage to all employees with long-term, consistent employment, with over a quarter being of the Sechelt First Nation. We focus our donations on soil for food production and requests from schools. Our business model is focused on turning waste into resources and are always looking at ways we can be more efficient.
Follow @salishsoils on Instagram: