The City's new 24-hour Composting Center is Open!
Fairfax City has opened a new pilot 24-hour Composting Center at City Hall, adjacent to the Community Garden. Those who live and work in the city are invited to drop off food scraps in the composting carts at the center.
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Food scraps must be placed in approved certified compostable bags before being dropped of at the Composting Center. Free certified compostable bags will be available at the Composting Center. Compostable bags will usually be tinted green and will have the certified compostable logo(s) printed directly on the bag.
What Materials can be Composted at the Composting Center?
Please review the below compost guidelines and be sure to include only those items:
*Download print friendly Composting Center Acceptable Items Guide
Yes! Compost these items!