WHAT CAN YOU COMPOST?

COMPOSTABLE

NOT COMPOSTABLE

FOOD SCRAPS:

aluminum foil or trays

bread

plastic NOT labeled compostable

grains

ceramic dishware or glasware
pasta clothing or linens
dairy cooking oil
eggshells corks
fruit (pits and nuts too) diapers
leftovers and spoiled food dirt, rocks, or stone
meat (including bones flower pots or trays
seafood (including shellfish) foil-backed or plastic-backed paper
vegetables glass or metal
juice/soy milk type boxes w/ foil liner

YARD TRIMMINGS:

kitty litter or animal feces
branches and brush liquids or ice
flowers and floral trimmings plastic bags, wrappers or film
grasses and weeds plywood, pressboard, painted wood
leaves stained wood
tree trimmings recyclable/ clean cardboard or paper
styrofoam

SOILED PAPER:

coffee filters
greasy pizza boxes
paper cups and plates
paper ice cream containers
paper bags, napkins, tissues & towels
paper take-out boxes and containers
paper tea bags
waxy paper milk and juice cartons

OTHER:

cutlery clearly labeled “compostable”
plastic clearly labeled “compostable”
small bieces of lumber or sawdust
vegetable wood crates
waxed cardboard and paper

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