Guide to Organics Recycling

GOOD STUFF for Green Bag Organix Recycling

Food waste and food-soiled paper are called organic waste. It includes:

  • Spoiled leftovers
  • Meat and bones
  • Vegetable scraps
  • Fruit scraps
  • Egg and nut shells
  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Tea leaves and tea bags (staples removed)
  • Dairy products
  • Paper cups and plates
  • Paper towels and napkins
  • BPI-Certified materials
  • Pizza boxes

KEEP OUT of Green Bag Organix Recycling

These items should not go into your kitchen compost bucket or Green Bag Organix liner.

  • Twist ties
  • Aluminum foil
  • Foil-lined cartons, containers or packaging
  • Cooking oils, fats or grease
  • Staples
  • Plastics
  • Glass and metals
  • Styrofoam
  • K-cups
  • Pesonal sanitary products
  • Diapers or wipes
  • Pet droppings or kitty litter
  • Clothes
  • Cigarette butts
  • Rocks or bricks
  • Microwavable popcorn bags
  • Recyclable papers

Check with your local composter for acceptable/non-acceptable items.