Accepted & Not Accepted Food Scrap Items
Yes Please Accepted Food Scrap Products
Table Scraps & Plate Scrapings, Fruit & Vegetables Scraps cooked & uncooked, Meat, Fish & Bones, Cheese & Eggs & Egg Shells, Bread and Grains, Cookies, Pasta, Rice, Dough, Candy, Food Soiled Papers, Paper Towels, Paper Bags & Paper Cups, Egg Cartons, Tea bags & Coffee Grinds with or without paper filters, Nuts & Shells.
No Thanks Not Accepted Food Scrap Products
Kitty Litter & Pet Feces, Soiled diapers, Sanitary Hygiene Products, Condoms, Dryer Sheets, Bandages, Gauze, Dental Floss, Rubber Bands, Vacuum contents & Bags, Cigarettes & Butts, Plastic Wrap, Animal Fat or Automotive Grease, All Blue Box Products, Plastic Bottles, Tubs & Plastic Wraps, Plastic Containers & Plastic Cutlery & Plastic Vegetable Netting, Metal Foil, Metal & Metal Cans, Glass Jars, Milk and Juice cartons, Butter Wrappers, Coated & Plastic take out containers, Yard Waste, Cork, Styrofoam, Plastic Bags.
Call the CRD at 250-360-3030 if you have any questions about what is garbage & or recyclable materials.
Line the bottom of your can with newspaper or cardboard to soak up any sludge that may happen.
Use only certified Compostable bags.
Use old newspaper to wrap wet food waste.
Store meat and fish waste in a paper bag in your freezer until collection day – especially in the summer.
Empty your kitchen container frequently. Periodically rinse with a mild detergent.
Close green tote lid tightly after use. Store tote in a shady ventilated area.
Continue to use your backyard compost bin.