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Curb to Compost

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Education and Building Awareness


This section focuses on the benefits of compost and has great tools to quickly educate the community if your city considers piloting a residential curbside food scrap collection program – community members should learn why they should take action to participate and what the benefits are of composting and compost.

Signage

Do’s and don’ts of composting:

Poster for yard debris and veggies curbside recycling – In English & Spanish

SF compost 11_x_17_poster

How to sort:


Brochures, pamphlets, flyers and posters:

Two-bin system

Instruction on how to sort with a two-bin system:

compost cycle Great visual graphic depicting where the organics go….and what it becomes.


Examples of public outreach

Bus Wrap
Bus Wrap
Recycle More
Sticker/magnet

To read more about some of the innovative outreach used in San Francisco, read “Food Waste Diversion Promoted On The Street”, (BioCycle)