Composting Do's & Dont's : Community Composting Program

The Community Composting Program: A convenient & eco-friendly alternative for food waste

We know it can be hard to remember exactly what should be composted and what shouldn't, so we made this little list that should help clear things up. Feel free to check back for a quick reminder anytime.

Can Be Composted Can't Be Composted
 Fruit and vegetable waste  Diseased Plants
 Coffee grounds and filters  Dairy products
 Paper napkins  Coal or charcoal ashes
 Cardboard  Meat and bones
 Newspaper  Oils

 Yard clippings and wood ashes

 Any toxic material

 Straw and Hay

 Animal waste 

 Dry leaves

 Weeds that go to seed

 Eggshells

 Fat

 Shredded (non-coated) paper

 Grease

 Sawdust and wood shavings

 Sawdust and wood shavings from   pressure-treated wood
    To Join our Community Composting Program, please fill out the contact form below