What is organic waste?

Organic waste is waste that comes from a plant or animal source and can be decomposed by living organisms. Here are some types of organic waste that you may deal with:

  • Brush
  • Christmas Trees
  • Clippings
  • Food Waste
  • Garden Waste 
  • Leaves Grass 
  • Manure
  • Yard Waste 

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1. What is compost?
2. Why compost?
3. How does organic waste and composting affect stormwater and water quality?
4. What is organic waste?
5. Can I compost all organic waste?
6. What kind of bin can I have?
7. What are my other options for dealing with organic waste besides composting?