FAQ Topic: Compostable Organics

What can I compost?

If you can eat it, you can compost it! Remember that almost all organic materials are compostable, not only food waste. See below for examples of what to put in your composting bin: Food and food scraps such as fruit, vegetables, meat, bones, shells, dairy, and leftovers Plant material such as grass, flowers, leaves, branches, … Continued

What can’t I compost?

Marin’s local compost facility WM Earthcare produces high-quality compost to grow organic food. Which is why we CANNOT accept any plastics labeled as compostable or bio-degradable because they take twice as long to break down when compared to natural compostable materials. Please DO NOT put any of the following items in your green cart for compost: NO compostable … Continued

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