What can I recycle in my organics cart?
  • All food: fruits and vegetables; meat, fish and bones; dairy products; eggs and eggshells; pasta; beans and rice; bread and cereal; and nuts and shells.
  • Food-soiled paper: pizza boxes from delivery, napkins and paper towels and paper egg cartons.
  • Certified compostable products: compostable paper and plastic cups, plates, bowls, utensils and containers (look for the term “compostable” or the BPI logo on certified products).
  • Other compostable household items: coffee grounds and filters, hair and nail clippings, cotton balls and swabs with paper stems, houseplants and flowers, tea bags and wooden items such as chopsticks, popsicle sticks and toothpicks.

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1. How do I get started?
2. What are the benefits of organics recycling?
3. What can I recycle in my organics cart?
4. How much does this program cost me?
5. How often is my organics cart picked up?
6. Can I change the size of my organics cart?
7. Can I use regular plastic bags to collect organics?
8. How is organics recycling different from backyard composting?
9. Who will collect my organics recycling?
10. Where do my organics go?