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COMPOST

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COMPOST-ONLY

We offer a composting-pickup service included with the price of any trash/recycling pickup level AND we offer a composting-only service!

WEEKLY

$22/month

for weekly compost pickup

BIWEEKLY

$15/month

for biweekly compost pickup

BUSINESSES

We pick-up large scale compost for local businesses! 

COLLABORATION

During the summer/fall we partner with the Alan Day Community Garden. 

A large portion of the food scraps that we pick up go right back into the soil in our community!

"COMPOSTING PROMOTES BIODIVERSITY AND FEEDS THE SOIL."

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"COMPOSTING REDUCES LANDFILL WASTE"

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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

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:
✔ 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. 

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NORWAY & S. PARIS

MAINE, USA