What can be composted

There are a wide variety of items (feedstocks) that can be composted.

Determining what to compost in a municipal program is based on a number of factors. Visit the USCC’s STA Feedstocks web page for more information on feedstocks for composting.

  1. Leaves
  2. Yard Waste (Green Waste)
  3. Crop Residues
  4. Tree Trimmings (including Storm debris)
  5. Silviculture Waste
  6. Bovine Manure
  7. Horse Manure
  8. Poultry Manure
  9. Food scraps
  10. Compostable products
  1. Industrial By-Products
  2. Biosolids
  3. Animal mortalities

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