What to Compost

ACCEPTED ITEMS


Fruits and Vegetables ozark compost
Fruits and vegetables






Cheese  ozark compost
Dairy: milk, cheese & yogurt






Eggs and egg shells  ozark compost
Eggs and egg shells

Cooked meats and fish: shells, bones, wooden skewers, toothpicks  ozark compost
Cooked meats: shells, bones, wooden skewers, toothpicks



BPI  ozark compost
BPI Certified Compostable – clearly labeled





coffee  ozark compost
Coffee grounds and tea with filters

Bread, dough, bakery items, pasta & grains  ozark compost
Bread, dough, bakery items, pasta & grains



Food-soiled paper: paper bags, paper towels, paper napkins  ozark compost
Food soiled paper: paper bags, paper towels, paper napkins

pizza  ozark compost
Processed foods: pizza, cereal, chips, crackers, & plate scraps


Consumable liquids  ozark compost
Consumable liquids

 



ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED 

  • Raw meats ( fish, poultry, pork, seafood and beef )
  • Plastic bags, plastic single use serve ware, utensils, twist-ties, rubber bands. 
  • Waxed cardboard boxes, mixed paper.
  • Wood, metal, glass, or other non-food items.
  • Fats, oil, grease, non-consumable liquids and lard.