Items Acceptable for Composting

The composting cart can be used for organic waste which includes:

  • Fruits – Peeled and Unpeeled
  • Vegetables – Peeled and Unpeeled
  • Meat and Seafood – Uncooked and Cooked
  • Dairy Products; including Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Butter, Etc.
  • Baked Goods; including Bread, Cookies, Buns, Etc.
  • Pasta, Rice, Beans and Lentils
  • Coffee and Coffee Filters
  • Tea (loose) and Tea Bags
  • Sauces
  • Salad Dressings
  • Cooking Oils
  • All Processed and Unprocessed Food

Other Materials that can been added to the cart include:

  • Soiled Napkins and Paper Towels
  • Soiled Tissue Paper
  • Soiled Pizza Boxes
  • Soiled Egg Cartons (boxboard)
  • Cracker Boxes
  • Waxy Paper Products
  • Used Parchment Paper and Paper Cooking Bags
  • Pet and Human Hair
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves and Plants
  • Certified Compostable Products
  • Used Paper Plates, Bowls and Cups