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Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables
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Compost

Instructions

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.

Alternatives

Opt for seasonal, organic, and/or local produce. Learn how to properly store your food so it keeps longer.

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Facts

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

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