We recycle 350,000 Tons of Residential and Commercial Yard and Food Waste Every Year

Commercially Accepted Items*

* Most items approved by Cedar Grove to be placed in your guests residential cart must meet certain marking requirements. (see note below)

Cedar Grove is committed to supporting sustainability by encouraging the use of durable (reusable) food service items before choosing disposable packaging. If disposables must be used, Cedar Grove supports the evolving use of compostable and recyclable products that replace materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

All products shown on our accepted list have met our field testing requirements.
—or—
Products are composed of historically beneficial and acceptable substrates used for feedstock in composting.

Compostable Products for Home Yard Waste Bins:
For compostable products made by a cooperative of U.S.manufacturers meeting Cedar Grove standards (color and logo marked) for acceptance in residential curbside programs (and processed at Cedar Grove facilities), click to learn more.

* For a complete list of compostable products accepted in the City of Seattle's curbside Food and Yard Waste collection program, click to learn more