WHERE TO COMPOST: RHODE ISLAND

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Aquidneck Island

-Healthy Seas, Healthy Soil Rhode Island: Helps divert food scraps on Aquidneck Island from landfill for residents (drop-offs, pick-ups, and backyard composting) and for businesses (commercial composting).
-Rhodeside Revival: Curbside food scrap collection for residents, small businesses, eateries, and schools.

Barrington

-Barrington Farmers' Market: Collects fruit and vegetable matter for compost, so you can bring food scraps on your weekly market trip.

Bristol

-Healthy Seas, Healthy Soil Rhode Island: As part of the HSHSRI program, the town of Bristol subsidizes backyard composting to help residents get started for a low fee. Learn more and sign up here.

East Bay

-Rhodeside Revival: Curbside food scrap collection for residents, small businesses, eateries, and schools.

Newport

-Aquidneck Community Table: Through the Healthy Soils, Healthy Seas Rhode Island program, they are working to help Newport residents divert their food waste by offering community composting.

North Kingstown

-Rhodeside Revival: Curbside food scrap collection for residents, small businesses, eateries, and schools.

Providence

-Bootstrap Compost: Will pick up your food scraps to be composted on local farms.
-City Compost: Weekly, biweekly, and monthly service for homes, organizations, and events with a clean bucket each service plus the option of compost back.
-The Compost Plant: If you're looking to compost for a commercial venture such as a restaurant, consider partnering with this commercial collection service.
-EcoRI home composting pilot program: For a small fee, they'll collect buckets of your food scraps and deliver them to nearby urban farms.
-Farmers' markets: If make few food scraps or are just visiting the area, you can bring your fruit and vegetable scraps one of several local farmers' markets, which will accept them to compost.
-Rhodeside Revival: Curbside food scrap collection for residents, small businesses, eateries, and schools.
-Urban Greens Co-op Market: Co-op members may drop off their food scraps (up to 3 gallons per week per household) at given times each week. Inquire in-store to learn more.

South County

-Rhodeside Revival: Curbside food scrap collection for residents, small businesses, eateries, and schools.

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