Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Food Scraps

Remove all produce stickers, packaging, and twist ties before composting.

Did you know that reducing food waste is one of the leading solutions to climate change? Click here Food Saving Tips.

Here are resources to learn how turn your food scraps into compost at home, or source compost (and mulch) to apply on your garden, houseplants, or landscape.

BioCycle's, a publicly searchable database of composting facilities in the U.S. and Canada.


Clyde accepts this item in your curbside garbage container.


Concord accepts this item in your curbside garbage container.


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