Food scrap drop-off

Beginning 1/1/22: Compostable foodware no longer accepted. 

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No-Cost Residential food scrap drop-off is now accepted back at our facility so you no longer need to drive up to the Drop-off center in Williston. We have updated our facility hours to Monday through Saturday 7:30-3:30. Please use the new one way entrance at Gate #1  for the Organics Recycling Facility. Gate #2 is exit only.
Call 802-503-7926 for any questions



Food scrap fees


$70/ton ($5 min.) Call 802-503-7926 for information


We Accept

Food waste

Effective January 1, 2021

  • All food scraps of any kind   
  • Certified, clearly labeled compostable bags used for lining food scrap containers   
  • Coffee filters & tea bags (paper only–no plastic tea bags)   
  • Newspaper and untreated paper bags used to line food scrap containers   
  • Paper towels, napkins, facial tissues – only if they DO NOT contain body fluids or chemicals of any kind   
  • Wooden or bamboo stirrers, toothpicks (no plastic frills), chopsticks    
  • Uncoated paper leaf bags   

Compostable foodware 

As of January 1, 2021, we will no longer accept compostable foodware products in our compost. For more information on this change, please click here. 

We Do Not Accept

  • Petroleum-based plastic of any kind
  • Coated or waxed paper
  • Compostable foodware products
  • Bathroom Trash
  • Dirt/Fill/Stumps (Go to for where to bring these items.)
  • Cat, dog, or human waste
  • Diapers, including diapers labeled “compostable”
  • Styrofoam
  • Metals, including foil wrapping and twist ties
  • Toxic materials such as paints, solvents, pesticides, or petroleum products. How to properly dispose of hazardous waste