Organics drop-off sites

Community organics drop-off site.Collecting organic material such as food scraps and compostable paper is becoming more common. Some communities offer curbside organics collection or drop-off locations for residents.

These collection sites are not compost facilities, but serve as a place to consolidate organics so it can be efficiently transported to a compost facility.

Establishing a drop-off site

Drop-off sites may be established in one of three places:

  1. An existing facility with a permit such as a transfer station
  2. An existing facility with a Permit-by-Rule (PBR) such as a yard waste site
  3. A new stand-alone site that is not associated with other solid waste activities, called a limited solid waste collection services transfer facility.

Establishing a community drop-off site depends on where it is located:

Questions? Contact Tim Farnan, 651-757-2348