All About Compost
Every city in Alameda County offers curbside pickup of food scraps and yard trimmings.
- Put food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant trimmings in the green bin.
- Find out more about recycling food scraps.
Using compost in the garden
Whether you make your own compost or buy it at the store, adding compost is a great way to create healthy soil.
- Compost can be added on top of garden beds, blended into potting mixes, and used as a liquid fertilizer.
- Using compost improves soil quality, conserves water, and helps fight climate change.