Updated on November 27, 2018



Food of any kind can be put in the green cart to be composted: meat, seafood, fruit, vegetables, spoiled food, etc.


Reduce food waste, with tools such as through meal planning, freezing, and consuming items before they go bad.

Learn More


A 4-person family loses $1500 a year on wasted food. Each American tosses out 300 pounds of food each year or ~25 pounds per month.

Learn More

Want to be quickly up to speed about recyling in Berkeley?

Discover our recycling guidelines
Resourceful mobile app waiting list

Sustainability is easier with an app.

Join the early users

Become a member of the Ecology Center!

The Ecology Center depends on the support and participation of our members.

Become a member today