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Does Your City Compost?

Of course, you can always start composting at home, but it's nice to have the option of putting your compost in a green bin on the curb once a week. Here in the Bay Area, we can compost curbside. Does your city have this service?

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bengalspice bengalspice 8 years
I've never seen this in NYC
Live-Gently Live-Gently 9 years
We have curbside recycling with the bins the same size as the ones provided for garbage. However, no curbside compost, though the last couple of years our city sold really nice compost bins for cost. I'm not sure about the percentages of composters, however most people I know that live in the area have taken advantage of the offer. Quite a few of us love to garden so the composting bins are wonderful.
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
They don't here but it would be nice if they did. Now that we have own a house i might start one in the back yard.
chancleta chancleta 9 years
my city (Orlando) doesn't but I wish it did
chocolik chocolik 9 years
i just saw those at golden gate park this weekend! wish every place was as eco friendly
ally14 ally14 9 years
Yes, well it depends where really. I've seen a few downtown but none are making their way anywhere near me.:(
radmama27 radmama27 9 years
No - I wish though!
Megatron Megatron 9 years
We throw our composting materials in the same bin as the "yard waste" and it gets composted somewhere near the city dump, I think.
hkmarks hkmarks 9 years
We have a composting bin (provided free by the city... about 15 years ago so it's looking a little squirrel-bitten) in the back yard. The city also collects yard waste every other week in summer. You can put it into a garbage can, or a paper bag, and large "approved" paper bags are available at hardware stores.
livyc livyc 9 years
which city in the bay was that taken from? has gavin made it law yet in sf?
Carrie14884290 Carrie14884290 9 years
Ha! My city doesn't even recycle.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
I wish they would put bins like that in the subway stations, it would eliminate the amount of litter that accumulates on the tracks.
lawchick lawchick 9 years
no, and most people around here (deep south) think it's weird and/or gross that I compost in my backyard
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