Compost Bags Available at City Hall


Acceptable: 

  • Food: fruits, vegetables, meats, bones, dairy products, eggs and eggshells, pasta, bread, rice, cereal, nuts and shells 
  • Food Soiled Paper: pizza delivery boxes, napkins, paper towels and paper egg cartons 
  • Certified Compostable Products: Compostable paper and plastic cups, plates, bowls, utensils and containers. Look for the term “compostable” or the BPI logo on certified products.
  • Other Compostable Items: Coffee grounds and filters, facial tissues, hair and nail clippings, cotton balls and swabs with paper stems, house plants and flowers, wooden items such as chopsticks, popsicle sticks and toothpicks

Unacceptable: 

  • Plastic Bags: if you must bag your organics, please use only compostable bags.
  • Yard Waste: leaves, sticks, grass clippings, weeds 
  • Household Hazardous Waste: paint, varnish, pesticides, etc. 
  • Plastic Items: including non-biodegradable utensils, Styrofoam™, plastic coated papers, frozen food boxes
  • Recyclable Items: glass, metal, paper, plastic
  • Products Labeled “Biodegradable”: Bandages, diapers, and sanitary products 
  • Pet Waste: including animal litter or bedding 

Other: cleaning and baby wipes, grease, oil, dryer lint and dryer sheets, microwave popcorn bags, gum, fast food wrappers


City of Minnetrista Organics Drop Off Site

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