Seattle Public Utilities

How to recycle

Food Scraps

In food and yard waste

  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Bread, pasta, rice, and grains
  • Eggshells and nutshells
  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Tea bags
  • Meat, fish, and chicken
  • Dairy products like milk, butter, and cheese
  • Bones and seafood shells
  • Compostable (uncoated) paper such as paper napkins, paper towels, and pizza boxes

Decrease waste: Choose reusable items or donate to thrift stores.