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Green/Food Waste

Green/Food Waste Recycling
Please place loose green/food waste materials in the cart that has a green lid. Set cart out for collection on your new collection day. DO NOT BAG YOUR GREEN WASTE. Please make sure the lid is closed and the opening faces the street.

Acceptable Materials for Green/Food Waste Cart:

  • Grass trimmings
  • Weeds
  • Green plants
  • Tree limbs
  • Wood chips
  • Dead plants
  • Brush
  • Garden trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Vegetable and Fruit Peelings
  • Solid Dairy
  • Egg Shells
  • Meat/Fish
  • Food contaminated paper/cardboard
  • Greasy pizza boxes

Non-Acceptable Materials for Green Waste Cart:

  • Branches more than 5 feet in length, more than 6 inches in diameter or weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Tree stumps
  • Diapers
  • Foam cups or packing materials
  • Soil
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Plastic bags
  • Animal waste or pet litter
  • Painted wood
  • Treated wood

Composting
Compost your food scraps and yard trimmings to make your garden grow! For more information, visit the web links section of our website.