What's compostable?

 

Allowed:

FOOD SCRAPS

  • Meat, Poultry, Fish,
  • Shellfish & Bones
  • Egg & Dairy Products
  • Table Scraps & Plate Scraping

PLANTS & WOOD SCRAPS

  • Plants & Flowers (no flower pots)
  • Wood Pallets & Crates (no wire)
  • Landscape Vegetation (less than 4' long & 4" diam.)

FOOD SOILED PAPER

  • Kitchen Paper Towels
  • Uncoated Paper Take-Out Containers
  • Pizza Delivery Boxes
  • Paper Napkins
  • Restroom Tissues & Paper Towels
  • Waxed Cardboard & Paper
  • Uncoated Paper Cups, Plates (no lids, straws or creamers)
  • Milk & Juice Cartons (recyclable)
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  • Fruit & Vegetables
  • Bread, Dough, Pasta, Grains
  • Coffee Grounds, Filters & Tea Bags

Not Allowed:

  • Foil
  • Wire & Rubber Bands
  • Grease & Liquids
  • Painted & Treated Wood
  • Pet 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