Composting Guide

Most organic materials can be composted, but there are some exceptions.  Shown below is a list of DOs and DON’Ts;

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DO COMPOST:

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ALL FOODS

  • Vegetables & fruit
  • Baked goods
  • Coffee grounds & filters
  • Tea bags
  • Cereal
  • Flour & grains
  • Pasta & rice
  • Nuts
  • Eggs
  • Dairy products
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Bones

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SOILED PAPER

  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Paper plates

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PLANTS

  • Flowers
  • House plants

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DON’T COMPOST:

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  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Foam
  • Trash
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS – If you use a plastic bag to collect food scraps, empty the food into the organics bin, then throw away the bag.

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