What's compostable?

 

Allowed:

FOOD SCRAPS

  • Fruit & Vegetables

  • Bread, Dough, Pasta, Grains

  • Coffee Grounds, Filters & Tea Bags (without staples)

  • Meat, Poultry, Fish

  • Shellfish & Bones

  • Egg & Dairy Products

  • Table Scraps & Plate Scrapings

PLANTS

  • Plants & Flowers (no flower pots and must fit into compost bucket)

  • Landscape Vegetation (must fit into compost bucket)

FOOD SOILED PAPER

  • Kitchen Paper Towels

  • Uncoated Paper Take-Out Containers

  • Pizza Delivery Boxes

  • Paper Napkins

  • Cardboard & Paper (no plastic tape)

  • Uncoated Paper Cups & Plates (no lids, straws or creamers)

Not Allowed:

  • Foil

  • Wire & Rubber Bands

  • Grease & Liquids

  • Painted & Treated Wood

  • Pet/Human Waste

  • Garbage & Hazardous Waste

  • Plastic Wrap

  • Cork

  • Coated/Plastic Take-Out Containers

  • Plastic Plates, Cups & Utensils

  • Latex & Plastic Gloves

  • Styrofoam

  • Plastic Bags

  • Plastic Tubs & Bottles

  • Glass Bottles & Jars

  • Metal

  • Produce Baskets & Netting

  • Burlap