Food Compost Drop Off

Starting July 1st, 2021 Yarmouth Waste Management team began accepting Food Waste for Compost in the Recycle Area.

Here are a list of the acceptable items:

   

Yarmouth Waste Management is partnering with Black Earth Compost below is the current of the items that will be accepted in the Black Earth Compost Bin

 

 Food Waste 

• COFFEE GROUNDS & FILTERS 

• BPI OR CMA CERTIFIED COFFEE PODS* 

• NONSYNTHETIC TEA BAGS (okay to incl. staple) 

• EGGS & EGGSHELLS 

• MEAT & SEAFOOD 

Including: bones, shells, & raw, please note that LOBSTER SHELLS make the compost rich 

• FRUITS & VEGGIES 

Including: stems, skins, pits, seeds, corn cobs, fruit (from trees) (stickers removed) 

• DAIRY 

Including: cheese, yogurt, etc. 

• PASTA

• GRAINS

• BREAD

• COOKIES

• CAKE

• CANDY

• NUTS AND COCONUT SHELLS

• COOKING OIL & GREASE (leave in an aluminum can w/lid on if liquid, scrape into bin if solidified) 

 

Household Items 

• WINE CORKS (cork, not plastic!) 

• PET FOOD 

• HAIR, FUR, FEATHERS (human & animal)