West Sacramento residents can now compost food scraps and yard waste using their curbside services organics (brown lid) bin. These organics materials will be transported to a facility where they will be made into a compost product rather than being landfilled. For more information about what you can put in your organics (brown lid) bin, click here.
Composting your food scraps and yard waste, you can turn a waste product into a valuable soil amendment for your landscaping and garden. For detailed instructions on how to compost in your own backyard, download this educational Composting Booklet. For a hard copy of this composting booklet, please contact the Environmental Services Division at (916) 617-4590.
For additional information about composting, please visit: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/organics/homecompost/