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FOOD SCRAPS AND YARD DEBRIS GUIDELINES 



What Can I Put in my Green Cart?

Food Scraps 

Food scraps are any leftover food-based material. Examples: all meat, bones, dairy, bread, vegetables, fruits, eggs and shells, coffee grounds, cheese, pasta, ANY FOOD. Food must be removed from packaging. 

Yard Debris 

Yard debris is any plant trimmings, grass clippings, flowers, twigs and branches.

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Items That Do Not Belong In Your Organics Cart

The following items should NOT be placed in your food scraps cart.  

What Goes Where? How to Sort Materials at Your Business

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