MATERIALS ACCEPTABLE 
Food Scraps and Leftovers
  • Fruits and vegetables (please remove stickers)
  • All food waste including meat
  • Fats and oils
  • Meat and bones
  • Fish and seafood, including shells
  • Eggs and egg shells
  • Milk, cheese and all other dairy products
  • Bread, pasta and grains
  • Coffee grounds and tea leaves
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, etc.)
  • Soups and sauces
  • Chewing gum 
Food Service Packaging 
  • Green eco-products utensils
  • Greenware drink cups 
  • Uncoated paper plates
  • Cardboard with stuck-on food (e.g. messy pizza boxes)
  • Uncoated paper take-out containers (Co-op brown take-out boxes) 
  • Paper napkins and towels
  • Uncoated paper bags
  • Sandwich skewers and toothpicks
  • Wooden chop sticks 
Beverage Products 
  • Green Mountain Coffee Cups 
  • Compostable straws  
  • Wood coffee stirrers
  • Coffee filters and tea bags
  • Green Mountain Coffee Cup 
BPI-Certified Products
  • Any compostable packaging or product that is CLEARLY labeled "Compostable"

For more details on what is accepted for composting please visit the Green Mountain Compost website.