Which bag size do I need?

If you already have bins, or have your desired bins in mind, head over to our bag size calculator. There you can search by bin name or by inputting the dimensions of your bin. There is also a Right Fit Guide that can help you find the right bin from a list of some of...

Where can I buy EcoSafe® compostable bags and products?

Visit our “Where to Buy” page to find out more information on where you can buy EcoSafe’s compostable bags and products. If you are an institution or organization that purchases supplies from a distributor, contact them to see if our compostable...

What is contamination?

Contamination is the presence of an undesirable item that spoils the composting process and makes inferior soil material deemed unsuitable for growing purposes. Compost must be nearly entirely free of visual impurities which is why managing contamination is critical....

How do I avoid contamination in my compost? Here are some tips:

Do not put plastics, glass, cans, or any non-organic items in the food scraps collection bin. Check the website of your local composter or municipality to learn about “what is” and “what is not” accepted in your food scraps collection bin Ensure that any compostable...

What is the proper way to compost?

The proper way to compost is to avoid combining common recycling practices with your compost, often considered “contamination”. Plastic bags, produce stickers, bread tags, and other plastics, glass, or non-organic items are considered “contamination” items that must...

Food loss and waste occur at each stage of the supply chain. The biggest proportion (about 37%) happens in the home.

ReFED, 2021