1. Do not put plastics, glass, cans, or any non-organic items in the food scraps collection bin.
  2. 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
  3. Ensure that any compostable items such as compostable bags, utensils, cups, etc. are BPI and CMA certified. These certifications ensure that the items are easily identified and will compost properly in a commercial compost facility.
  4. Lining your kitchen bin with an EcoSafe® compostable liner will keep your bin clean and help reduce odors and fruit flies.

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

ReFED, 2021