FOOD WASTE & Compost

 

 

As of November 1, 2016, only food scraps are accepted in the business compost program we provide.

Items such as compostable serviceware, to-go boxes, compostable cups, waxed or regular cardboard, and other paper products are no longer accepted.

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COMPOSTABLE

All food waste including:

  • bones and fat trimmings
  • dairy products
  • eggshells
  • fruits and vegetables
  • meat, poultry and seafood
  • rice
  • beans
  • pasta
  • spoiled food

Limited food-soiled non-recyclable paper including:

  • coffee grounds and filters
  • tea bags

Other materials including:

  • floral and grass clippings
  • leaves
  • weeds
  • Certified compostable liner bags

NON-COMPOSTABLE

  • NO branches and tree trimmings
  • NO foil candy wrappers
  • NO butter wrappers
  • NO plastic-coated disposable paper products, such as coffee cups, plates, bowls, frozen food boxes, etc.
  • NO compostable dishware disposable products
  • NO plastic cups, lids, straws and tableware
  • NO plastic gloves and bandages
  • NO styrofoam and packing peanuts
  • NO paper towels and napkins
  • NO twist ties
  • NO twine
  • NO plastic strapping
  • NO hazardous wastes

We are one of the only vendors in the Greater Boston Area that can pick up your food scraps – no matter how much you generate!

We have provided food waste collection since 2007. We are working with a range of businesses and institutions to provide food scrap collections, and help them comply with the 2014 Massachusetts DEP Organics Waste Ban.

We will maintain our relationships with our farm-based compost processing partners.

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