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Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables
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Only fruit and vegetables that have not been prepared (cooked, dried, seasoned, etc.) or are not partially eaten can be placed in the green compost bin. Acceptable items include peels, cores, seeds and avocado pits. Make sure to remove all stickers (even the tiny ones) and packaging, rubber bands, ties, etc. before placing in green cart.


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Peels, cores, seeds and stems can all be placed in the compost bin.

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