We offer a composting-pickup service included with the price of any trash/recycling pickup level AND we offer a composting-only service!
We pick-up large scale compost for local businesses!
"COMPOSTING PROMOTES BIODIVERSITY AND FEEDS THE SOIL."
"COMPOSTING REDUCES LANDFILL WASTE"
OUR COMPOSTING GUIDE
Are you a first time composter? Here are some of our tips as well as a guide for what we compost and how you can start!
FOOD WASTE WE COMPOST:
✔ Meat, chicken, bones, fish, shellfish, eggs & eggshells
✔ Fruits & vegetables, peels & pits, nuts & shells
✔ Bread, rice, pasta, dough & baked goods
✔ Dairy including cheese & butter
✔ Spoiled or moldy food (no liquids)
✔ Tea (loose & bagged), coffee grounds & filters
✔ Anything that is (or was) edible
NON-RECYCLABLE PAPER AND CARDBOARD:
✔ Paper egg cartons, napkins, paper towels and hot drink holders
✔ Paper bags, flour/sugar bags (no plastic lining!)
✔ Food-soiled waxed paper, paper board and cardboard
✔ Food-soiled portions of pizza boxes
(*the soiled portion can be composted, but all clean cardboard should be recycled)
✔ Paper plates, paper cups with no plastic coating
✔ Small wooden fruit crates (no wire)
✔ Wooden chopsticks, skewers, toothpicks certified compostable products
✔ BPI certified compostable products: cutlery, cups, food waste bags
✔ Put in a closed container lined with a paper bag, newspaper, leaf mulch, clean sawdust, or a certified compostable bag such as BioBags. Please clean your container regularly.
✔ All plans include up to 8 gallons of compost per pickup. Extra is $1 per gallon if we have room (free if you have trash pickup and have not reached the maximum trash weight of your plan).
✔ Please contact us for special arrangements with large yard waste; $2 per 10 gallons.
(leaves, brush, sticks, weeds, small trees, etc.)
Spoke Folks can loan 5g buckets to customers.