Your green cart, full of organic material, is collected and taken to a composting facility. What is organic? We say, ‘if a worm can’t eat it, it doesn’t go in the green cart.’ For example:
Put all these materials in the green cart loose or in these types of approved bags:
San Antonio’s organics program does not accept material placed in bags marketed as ‘compostable’ or ‘biodegradable’. There are different brands of different quality. Some actually do not break down. The City cannot tell consumers which brand to buy and so to avoid contamination, no bags of this type are accepted.
Other non-accepted material includes:
Search how to dispose of almost any item or material.
If you are concerned about keeping your cart clean from food scraps, try these simple tips: