Yard and Food Waste Collection
|Composting your yard and food waste helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil quality, reduce the need for chemicals and fertilizers and save water.|
Acceptable Yard and Food Waste:
- Food scraps: Meats, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, breads, eggshells and nutshells, coffee grounds, and tea bags
- Food-soiled paper: Pizza boxes, paper towels & napkins, non-shiny paper plates and cups, paper egg cartons, paper grocery bags with food scraps, and coffee filters
- Yard debris: Grass, leaves, weeds, pine needles, thatch, plant trimmings, small amounts of sod, and branches less than 3 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length
Yard and food waste are collected weekly from subscribers from March - November and monthly the first full week of the month December - February.
Extra Yard Trimmings
There is a charge for additional yard trimmings that are not inside the cart.
* Yard trimmings are not accepted in plastic bags.
Plastic bags are not compostable and cause processing and odor problems at the composting facility.