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Food scrap collection service is available to eligible Kirkland businesses at no additional cost.
All food is accepted, including bones, meat, and shells. Food-soiled paper such as dirty paper napkins or greasy pizza boxes is also accepted. Approved compostable packaging (such as compostable straws and cups) is accepted in commercial carts in addition to food scraps.
Many businesses choose to only compost food scraps produced in back of house to minimize staff training and prevent contamination.
The service is not intended for more than an incidental amount of yard trimmings. Businesses can subscribe to yard waste service for a monthly charge through Waste Management.
Email our Recycling Hotline with your contact information and the name and address of your business. We will connect with you to determine whether your business is eligible, and what resources your business may need to ensure the program's success.
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All food scraps are accepted, including bones, meat, and shells. See flyer of accepted materials.(PDF, 679KB)
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