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-If you're looking for commercial composting services for your business or small business, the Alaska Waste Commercial Composting Program can help!


Alameda County

-Offers mandatory curbside composting for residents.
-If you're visiting Alameda, there are public compost drop-offs along Park Street and Webster Street.
-Or, you can take small amounts of food scraps to Alameda Natural Grocery.


-The city of Berkeley provides yard trimming and food scrap pickup for all residences, hooray! To learn more and find out what you can and can't compost, click here. They also provide free finished compost to residents; learn more here.

Los Angeles

-Los Angeles now offers curbside green bins and they are making concerted efforts to move towards zero waste. Learn more here.


-Oxbow Public Market: Visitors to Napa can drop off small amounts of compost here, but try to buy something from them, too.

San Francisco

-Has curbside composting, mandated for businesses and residents - lucky you!
-If you're traveling there, you can take advantage of this by dropping off your compost at local businesses (or save it for the airport, which also has composting bins - check near the eateries). 

San Mateo County

-Recology accepts food scraps and yard waste from San Mateo County residents in their green bins. You can find out more here, including what things should and shouldn't go in the green bins.


-Composting on a tropical island can be a little different because of the atmosphere and microbes. For a great resource on how to compost at home in Hawaii, click here.



-Rogue Produce: Provides a weekly compost pickup service for a fee. If you're interested, you can find more information here!

Marion County

-In Salem and Kaizer, all yard and food waste can go in curbside composting bins with collection offered by the city. Hooray!
-In the cities and suburbs of Jefferson, Hubbard, Stayton, Silverton, and Woodburn, you can put yard scraps and fruit and vegetable scraps in your compost bin for curbside pickup.
-For more information, visit the county's compost resource page here.


-Portland offers curbside composting for residents, making it easy for you to make the zero waste switch! For more information on what you should and shouldn't put in your composting bin for collection in Portland, visit the website here.


Seattle & King County

-Seattle features mandatory curbside composting of yard waste, food scraps, and compostable paper (such as pizza boxes, paper napkins, and paper towels) for residents.