Who is eligible?

All residents living in single-family homes within Nelson's city limits will be eligible to participate in the organics diversion program however the rollout will take place in phases. Select Multi-family buildings (buildings with more than 10 dwellings) will be contacted to participate in the program.

If you are interested in receiving a unit prior to the rollout, please click here to sign up.

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1. Why is Nelson developing this program?
2. When will the program begin?
3. Why pre-treat organics?
4. Will I own my appliance?
5. Who is eligible?
6. I have registered as an Early Adopter, when will I receive my appliance?
7. Accessibility: I use a mobility device or have other accessibility requirements. How can I receive my FoodCycler appliance?
8. What are the anticipated program benefits?
9. How is this program financed?
10. What is a pre-treatment appliance? What does it do?
11. Is this program sustainable?
12. Will organics be collected?
13. What is the brand of appliance?
14. How much energy does the appliance consume?
15. Is the soil amendment safe to use in my home garden?
16. How will I learn how to use the FoodCycler?
17. How does the appliance minimize odors?
18. I'm moving or switching tenants in my rental, what do I do with my FoodCycler?
19. How long will my filters last? How do I replace my filter?
20. Will the soil amendment attract pests?