Any material listed can be collected via the MSS residential curbside program in the GREEN cart. Only compostable bags that clearly meet ASTM D6400 standards and have the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) and the U.S. Composting Council (USCC) logo are accepted in the green cart. There are many brands of compostable bags that meet these standards such as BioBag, EcoSafe, and Glad. For a detailed list, click here.
Really interesting in learning more about compostable plastics? Read the White Paper from the California Organics Recycling Council.
|Dirt||Metals||Human waste||Compostable plastic utensils|
|Rocks||Glass||Waxed produce boxes||Compostable plastic cups|
|Treated Wood||Ceramics||Pet waste||Compostable plastic food containers|