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Always look for ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Reduce your food waste by purchasing only what you need or by freezing items. Use plates, cups, silverware, and cloth napkins rather than disposable items. Recycle items by donating canned and dry goods that won't be used or by backyard composting of food scraps.
Continue to remove any organic products from your waste stream. These items include:
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That's great! Take everything you don't have the capacity to compost in your backyard to the compost site. Make sure you check the list of accepted materials. On average up to 30% of the waste you generate at your residence can be composted. Utilize the compost site for yard waste and compost your food scraps in your backyard composting operation. Find a place to bring your household organics which are not accepted at the compost site.