Compostable Materials

A note on COMPOSTABLE BAGS:  While we are able to accept them, our compost stream is much cleaner without them. We ask that you use them sparingly.

Comspostable and biodegradable bags are not the same thing.

We DO NOT accept biodegradable bags.

Carrot
Mushroom
Large Potato
Tomatoes
Zucchini
Broccoli
Apple

Fruit & veggie scraps

Peels

Breads, Cookies

Baked goods

Baguette
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Croissant
Sandwich

Paper egg cartons,

Napkins, Tissues

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Flowers (bouquets),

Small house plants

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Bush

Meat, Fish

Poultry, Eggs

Egg
Egg
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Candy, Sugar

Wrapped Candy
Gingerbread Man
Chocolate Heart
Candy Cane

Pastas, grains, rice, beans, nuts, seeds

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Coffee, Beans, Filters

Loose tea

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Corn based cups,

Plant based silverware

Earth

NO!

Plastic containers

Plastic silverware

Plastic wrap

Plastic bags/film

Food handler's gloves

Paper plates with plastic coating

Paper towels with chemical 

   cleaning products on them

Biodegradable bags

Branches, bushes

Yard leaves/flowers

Rocks, soil

Animal waste

Kitty litter

Glass

Foil & metals

Metal staples on tea bags