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How to Compost with Compost Bowling Green

Subscribe and Billing

After subscribing through the website, wait for an email through which you will start your subscription payment. Choose from either a monthly payment of 25$ for biweekly pickup or 30$ for weekly pickup.

A 20$ set up fee will be charged that includes two food scrap buckets, two easy peel tops, sticker and compost guide.

Billing is automatic once per month through PayPal.

Bucket Delivery and First Collection

Expect your bucket on the Monday following your first payment.

The first collection will take place the week following bucket delivery, also a Monday. All subsequent collections will take place on Mondays.

Weekly Food Scrap Collection

Buckets should be left within sight of the collection vehicle. This will likely be the front porch, driveway or curb.

Collection will start as early as 6am every Monday. Buckets should be put out the night before to ensure collection.

Canceling Service

Your subscription can be canceled at any time through PayPal or by emailing


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What to Compost

Coffee grounds and filters, teabags, egg, eggshells, meat, bones, seafood, fruits, veggies, all dairy, pasta, grains, bread, cookies, cake, nuts, seeds, shells, cooking oil and grease, household wood products, paper towels, napkins, plates, cartons, bags, newspaper, ash, cotton balls, corks, pet food, pet hair, fur and feathers, herbs, house plants and flowers, juice, liquor, soda, processed foods, compostable ware and more.

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