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What to throw where

Fruit and vegetables

(stones, pips and peel)

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Eggs and egg shells

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Cereal products, bread and cake ingredients

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Dairy products and cheese

  • Organic waste

Meat (bones), seafood and fish (bones)

  • Organic waste

Oyster and mussel shells

  • Garbage

Nuts and legumes

  • Organic waste

Leftover food

  • Organic waste

Out-of-date food

(without packaging)

  • Organic waste

Ground coffee, coffee filters, tea bags

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Snacks

  • Organic waste

Pet food

  • Organic waste

Fried food, cooking oils and fats

  • Organic waste

Yard waste and weeds

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Plants and flowers

  • Organic waste
  • Composting at home

Grass clippings and dead leaves

  • Organic waste
  • Grasscycling Leave grass on the lawn when you mow
  • Leaf mulching Shred dry leaves using the mower that have fallen on the lawn

Pet feces and litter

(no clumping litter)

  • Organic waste No plastic bags

Hair and pet hair

  • Organic waste

Baby diapers and wipes

  • Garbage

Cedar hedge trimmings (recut)

(Branches up to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter)

  • Organic waste

Sawdust and wood chips

  • Organic waste

Stumps and logs

Cooled wood ashes

(Wood ashes must have been left to cool for more than seven days. Then put them in a cardboard box or a paper bag before placing them in the bin.)

  • Organic waste

Chewing gum

  • Garbage

Dead animals

Recreational vehicle (RV) wastewater

(grey and black water)

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