utica, compost, recycling, food scraps, kitchen container, clinton, new hartford, whitesboror, ny

Residential

Weekly curbside Pick-up

$24.99- $30.00 monthly (*see sliding scale)

  • You fill the 5 gallon bucket, tie the bag closed and put it out to the curb.  We take your food scraps, spray and wipe your container.  Then put a new compostable bag in once a week at your curbside.

Bi weekly service

$13.50- $18.50 monthly (*see sliding scale)

  • You fill the 5 gallon bucket, tie the bag, and put it at your curb.  We take your food scraps, spray and wipe your container.  Then put a new compostable bag in every other week at your curbside.

Apartment Compost Services

$9.99 - $15.00 monthly (*see sliding scale)

  • Fill your 1 gallon container, tie it, and put in your foyer.  We take your food scraps and give you a new compostable bag for the next week.  We do this once a week from your apartment foyer.  

*Sliding scale: we are happy to provide the same great service at the lowest price listed, but anything more helps support our sustainability.


One time start up fees:  

  • 5 green gallon bucket  $20.00   made of 100% recycled plastic.
  • 1 Gallon Apartment size  $15.00


We bring your food scraps to a composting facility that sustains local farming, in Spring 2019 we will also bring your food scraps to OHSWA and they will turn them into energy. 

What we take:

What goes in this bin:

  • meat, bones, and dairy
  • oil on foods; such as salad dressing on salad
  • coffee grounds and coffee filters 
  • vegetables (cooked or not) 
  • fruit (with pits and cooked or not) 
  • bread, grains, beans, legumes, and nuts
  • egg shells
  • tea bags
  • table top flowers 
  • drier lint
  • scraps of newspaper
  • household dust 
  • napkins or paper towels
  • paper cups 
  • small bits of yard waste
  • small cardboard scraps 

What doesn't go in the bin:

  • trash - diapers, pet waste, styrofoam, rubber bands, or twist ties 
  • other recyclable material - plastic, glass or metal
  • When in doubt, feel free to ask
  • there will be a $5.00 fee each time these are placed in your bin 

DIY

If you want to try it for yourself check out visit:http://www.ohswa.org/compost/how-to-compost/     

If you are located outside of CNY:

check this website: https://compostnow.org/compost-services

(We are now listed on here too!)

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Earth Day 2018

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What we do.  Please read on for more.