Composting Do's & Don'ts

Acceptable Items

  • Fruits & Vegetables

  • Nuts & Seeds

  • Bread & Grains

  • Pasta & Cereals

  • Eggshells

  • Compostable Egg Cartons

  • Coffee grounds & Filters

  • Tea leaves & Bags

  • Meats & Dairy

  • Plants, Flowers, & Weeds

  • Compostable Cups & Bowls

  • Compostable Cutlery

  • Paper Cartons

  • Boxes (i.e. Cereal Boxes)

  • Pizza Boxes

  • Wooden Stir Sticks

  • Compostable Dinnerware

  • Compostable Trash Bags

  • Sawdust

Unacceptable Items

  • Metal items

  • Pet waste

  • Cooking oil

  • Diapers

  • Stones 

  • Paper (recycle instead)

  • Toilet paper (used or unused)

  • Glass

  • Treated woods 

  • Clothes

  • Styrofoam 

  • Plastics

Yard Waste

*Must be in 30 Gallon brown paper yard waste bags. Please do not overfill or exceed 30 lbs. per bag.

  • Grass Clippings

  • Tree/Shrub Trimmings

  • Small Branches

  • Leaves

  • Waste from your Garden

Not Accepted

  • Bulk Mulch​

  • Bulk Soil/Dirt

  • Large logs

  • Christmas Trees