All About Compost
Every city in Alameda County offers curbside pickup of food scraps and yard trimmings, which is then turned into compost at industrial facilities.
- Put food scraps, food-soiled paper, and plant trimmings in the green bin. Plastic, glass, and metal should never go in the green bin.
- Find out more about what can be composted in the green bin.
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.