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Saturday, October 24, 2009

San Francisco now accepting Compostable Items for Pick Up

San Francisco residents now can add a composting bin for pickup along with the traditional recycling and trash.

SF residents can move a lot of what used to be considered trash into the compost bin ... further reducing the demand on landfills ... items that can be composted include "meat along with bones, seafood and shells, and most anything that was once alive ... 

"Unlike home composting, we accept all food scraps, soiled paper, and yard trimmings in the green cart. ..."

" ... green cart is for all compostable items, such as food scraps and yard trimmings. ... allows San Francisco to r... achieve the state-mandated 50% recycling goal.  "

Also accepted are ..."Coffee filters ... Greasy pizza boxes ... Paper bags, napkins, tissues and towels ... Paper take-out boxes and containers ... Paper tea bags ..."

Via: San Francisco Recycling LINK
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