Where to compost throughout the United States and Canada: a state-by-state guide to staying zero waste | Litterless

Boston area

-Bootstrap Compost: Will pick up your food scraps to be composted on local farms. It's affordable and convenient, and you'll be a do-gooder in the best way.
-Cambridge: The city offers curbside food scrap collection beginning in April 2018.
-Project Oscar: A free community compost pilot program that gives communities a place to drop-off residential food scraps. As of April 2017, there are bins in six locations: East Boston, North End, Brighton, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and City Hall Plaza.


-Ipswich Composting: Sign up for curbside compost pick-up through the city's program.


-Pedal People: These folks offer bike-powered curbside compost pick-up.

Northeast Massachusetts

-Black Earth Compost: Collects food waste from residents and businesses to divert away from the landfill into compost - sign up here, if you'd like! It's a great service to use if you aren't able to compost in your backyard.

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