-Victory Teaching Farm: Accepts compost for use in their urban teaching garden! Contact them first to confirm what they're currently accepting.
-Bentonville residents can bring their yard waste to the city's composting facility and drop them off, free of charge. They don't accept food scraps, though, so you'll need to set up a home composting system to take care of those (a compost pile in your backyard will do the trick, or if you don't have that option you could always try vemicomposting indoors).
-You can bring yard trimmings for free dropoff here, but they don't accept food scraps.
-Let Us Compost: A curbside compost collection service; they'll even pick up your Christmas tree or help you host a zero waste event!
-Bloom Compost: A pick-up service in North Atlanta that will take your food scraps and vermicompost them.
-Compost Wheels: Offers a compost pickup service for residents and businesses in the Atlanta area - you can choose between weekly and bi-weekly pickup.
-Terra Nova Compost: If you're a farm or business looking to learn more about setting up an in-house compost system, these guys act as consultants to help you get started or to troubleshoot your existing system.
-Wylde Center: You can also collect compost yourself and drop off at the Wylde Center in Decatur, or at any of their community gardens around Atlanta.
-The city of Lexington offers home composting setups to residents for free! Find out how to get one, as well as more helpful tips to get you started with home composting, here.
-If you live in Mississippi, try setting up a backyard composting system - instructions to get you started can be found here. And, if you know anywhere else where you can compost in Missisippi - even something as small as a bin at your local grocery - let me know and I'll add it to the list!
-Compost Now: If you're a resident but don't have room to compost in your yard, this service will collect your food scraps in a bin that they provide.
-Greenlife: This supermarket on Merrimon has composting bins - they're great for depositing small scraps that arise during your trip, such as apple cores or carrot tops.
-Compost Now: If you live in the Triangle area but can't have room to compost in your yard (or don't have a yard), these folks can collect your food scraps for a small subscription fee.
-Duke University: If you're just visiting the area and have a little compost to dispose of on your trip, take advantage of the awesome composting on the campus of Duke University in Durham - it's especially prevalent in the buildings of their Nicholas School.
-Food Fwd: These folks service the food and restaurant industry, offering food scrap collection for businesses and commercial entities.
-Tilthy Rich Compost: A bicycle-powered food scrap collection service in Durham.
- UNC's Campus Community Garden: You can bring food scraps for drop off at this spot in Chapel Hill.
-Statewide: The state government offers free assistance and information to would-be home & small business composters - check out their resources, here, to get started composting at home!
-Compost Nashville: Offers a weekly food scrap pickup service - they provide the bucket, you fill it with kitchen castoffs, and they'll pick it back up! They'll give you back the compost if you want it for your garden, or will donate it to local gardens and urban farms if you don't.
-You can also choose to drop off your compost at one of two convenience centers; find more info on that here. (It's an especially great option for travelers to the area!).
-The Compost Coalition: Helps connect residents and businesses with farms who accept compost, so take a look there if you have a home compost pile that's making way more soil than you'll be able to use.
-Compost Pedallers: Uses bike power to collect a compost bin they provide to you each week - perfect if you want to compost at home but don't have they backyard space or the time to maintain your own bin.
-Green Thumb: You can subscribe to this service for residential, apartment, or commercial compost pickup - learn more about their services here, if you'd like.
-To learn more about Austin's goal of being a zero waste city and its residential composting pilot program, click here.
-Recycle Revolution: If you can't keep a compost pile at home, try out their curbside collection program, with weekly pickup of food scraps.
-University of Texas-Dallas: They have a composting program that processes food scraps from bins around campus. If you're just visiting Dallas, this might be a good place to take a moderate amount of food scraps for composting.
-Houston Food Not Bombs: You can also drop off compostable material for the garden here, which is a great option for residents who aren't able to set up home composting.
-If you're visiting the city, take advantage of the compost bins at MOD Pizza and Whole Foods.
-Compost Queens: Services the San Antonio area with residential and commercial food waste collection and composting.