Organics

Organic wastes (kitchen scraps, leaf and yard waste, and Christmas trees) make up approximately one-third of the total residential waste stream.

Did you know that 60% of food wasted in Canadian homes could have been avoided? 

Learn more surprising facts and get tips on how to reduce food waste in your own home by clicking on the Food Waste Reduction button below.

SWS believes that composting at home is the most practical and cost-effective way to manage organic materials in Wellington County. Click on the Home Composting button to learn how you can compost at home, whether you have a backyard or not!

Visit our leaf and yard waste or Christmas tree pages for information and tips on diverting those materials from landfill.

 

 Home Composting  Food Waste Reduction

 

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