Curb to Compost

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Education and Building Awareness

This section focuses on the benefits of compost and has great tools to quickly educate the community if your city considers piloting a residential curbside food scrap collection program – community members should learn why they should take action to participate and what the benefits are of composting and compost.


Do’s and don’ts of composting:

Poster for yard debris and veggies curbside recycling – In English & Spanish

SF compost 11_x_17_poster

How to sort:

Brochures, pamphlets, flyers and posters:

Two-bin system

Instruction on how to sort with a two-bin system:

compost cycle Great visual graphic depicting where the organics go….and what it becomes.

Examples of public outreach

Bus Wrap
Bus Wrap
Recycle More

To read more about some of the innovative outreach used in San Francisco, read “Food Waste Diversion Promoted On The Street”, (BioCycle)

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