Acceptable Items

*Small amounts of grease wiped with paper towel can now be included into your green bin.  For more information, see Metrovancouver's wipe it/green bin it!

Note: Lining your cart with kraft paper bags or newspaper is optional.


DO NOT USE PLASTIC OR PLASTIC-LIKE BIODEGRADABLE BAGS. The City must comply with the requirements of our processor. Kraft paper yard bags and newspaper may be used to contain food waste in your yard and food scraps cart.

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