Organics Recycling List of Accepted and Unaccepted Materials
The following is a list of accepted and unaccepted items for an organics recycling program.
|Accepted Items||Unaccepted Items|
|Cooked food and oily food||Plastic bags, wrap, or containers|
|Meat, fish, or bones||Compostable or biodegradable plastic bags*|
|Dairy, pasta, noodles, rice, or bread||Metal|
|Fruit and vegetable scraps||Styrofoam|
|Coffee grounds and filters||Milk Cartons|
|Food-soiled paper, including paper napkins, and paper bags used to collect food scraps||Rocks, soil, or sod|
|Leaves and grass clippings||Lumber or other wood products|
|Weeds, plants and flowers||Branches or prunings bigger than 10 cm (4 in) in diameter and more than 0.5 m (1.6 ft) in length|
|Short branches and prunings (less than 10 cm thick, and less than 0.5 m long)||PLA #7|
*Our composting facility only accepts Smithrite approved biodegradable bags.