Normaltown & Boulevard District Residential Compost Pilot Project
ACCGov Solid Waste and The University of Georgia New Materials Institute have combined talents and resources to introduce a Residential Compost Pilot Project for the residences in Normaltown/Boulevard District of Athens-Clarke County.
The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department and The University of Georgia New Materials Institute are collaborating to offer a joint trail Pilot Project for food scraps and compostable products (paper plates, napkins, clamshells) for composting residential collection service. This trail program offers the Normaltown and Boulevard District residents the opportunity to divert their compostable material from the trash and turn it into beneficial, beautiful compost.
No charge for approved residents in the trial
Compostable material must be loose or in a compostable bag
Anything that was once alive can be composted. Scroll down for more details on what can be composted.
This service includes collection of any compostable materials. Compostable items include, but are not limited to the following items: all food scraps (fruit, vegetables, meat, processed food); hair (pet and human); compostable plant-based products (plates, cups, cutlery, clamshells, plates); wax-coated cardboard. For a complete list of acceptable items, visit http://accgov.com/compost. In short, anything that used to be alive, except dead animals and feces.
This curbside service includes (1)32-gallon roll cart. This service does not include compostable bags. If compost material is in bags, the bags MUST be BPI compostable. If you need assistance with compostable products, including bags, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.