Compost More. Waste Less.
Did you know? Almost 35% of what ends up in the landfill is food scraps and food-soiled paper, and that it can be recycled in your curbside yardwaste cart? Don’t waste this resource. Put it to a better use!
Edible food can be donated to hunger relief agencies to feed hungry families. Inedible food scraps and food soiled paper can be recycled to make compost, a soil amendment that enriches soil and improves plant health.
Bury food scraps or use a worm bin.
Food scraps are composted locally into a valuable soil amendment that builds healthy soil.
Locate retailers that sell approved kitchen compostable bags for food scraps.
Tips for reducing food waste.
Commercial and school resources
On-site composting can be an effective way to reduce garbage.
Reduce waste through organics collection for composting.
These grant projects are designed to reduce commercial food waste.
Edible food for donation
Connecting edible food to organizations who provide meals or operate food banks.