Food scraps now can be “recycled” in your green cart — it’s much better for the climate, and easier for you! Click here for a fact sheet, or read on for more.

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If you can’t prevent, reduce or donate wasted food, you can compost it. . By sending food scraps to a composting facility instead of a landfill or composting at home, you’re helping make healthy soils ….read more

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Taking it to the curb...

Beginning January 2022 residents can compost food scraps in the green cart with yard trimmings. It’s all part of California’s legislation to address Climate pollutants and reduce wasted food. Why?…read more.


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