Food Scrap Recycling

Food scraps account for over 22% of Connecticut’s municipal solid waste.

This program is organized by the Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board and Waste Free Greenwich, in partnership with the Town’s Department of Public Works, the Conservation Commission and Greenwich Green & Clean.

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This drop-off program is voluntary and available to all residents.

Food scraps are collected at home, brought to a designated location at Holly Hill and then hauled to a commercial composting facility to be turned into nutrient-rich compost.

Accepted items:
All food, including: 
  - Fruits & Vegetables
  - Meat & Poultry
  - Fish & Shellfish
  - Dairy Products
Cut flowers
Paper towels

Greenwich Green & Clean is participating in this important waste reduction program by offering starter kits for $20 contain:
- Countertop pail
- Home Storage & Transportation Bin
- Compostable bags 

Call 203-531-0006 or email [email protected]