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How to Sort Your Waste

Organics

  • Baked goods
  • Baking ingredients
  • Bird seed
  • Bones
  • Bread
  • Butter and margarine
  • Cake and candy
  • Cereals and grains
  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Cores
  • Corn cobs and husks
  • Cotton balls
  • Dairy and non-dairy products
  • Dried flowers
  • Eggs and eggshells
  • Facial tissue
  • Feathers
  • Fish
  • Flour
  • Flowers
  • Food and leftovers
  • Food scraps
  • Fruit
  • Fruit or vegetable peels
  • Grease and fat from food
  • Hair - human or animal
  • Herbs
  • House plants with soil removed
  • Loose tea
  • Mayonnaise
  • Meat
  • Microwave popcorn bag
  • Muffin paper cups or parchment paper
  • Nail clippings
  • Nuts and shells
  • Oatmeal and oats
  • Paper bags and cellulose-lined paper bags
  • Paper napkin
  • Paper plate
  • Paper towel
  • Pasta
  • Peanut, almond, sunflower or soy butter
  • Pet food
  • Pits
  • Pizza
  • Pizza box (greasy)
  • Popcorn
  • Popsicle sticks and wood skewers
  • Pumpkin
  • Rice
  • Salad and dressing
  • Sauce
  • Sawdust, wood shavings or pencil shavings
  • Seeds
  • Shells
  • Shredded paper
  • Small pet bedding and nesting material
  • Sour cream
  • Sugar and spices
  • Tea bag
  • Toothpicks, bamboo skewers and Eco cubes
  • Vegetables, legumes or pulses
  • Wood chips, shavings or sawdust
  • Wooden cutlery
  • Yogurt

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