What happens to my organics after they’re collected?
All the material collected in green carts is used to make compost, a valuable material for helping grow plants, enhance Town parks and help nearby family farms and other agriculture operations. It takes about one year to turn organics into compost. We’ll be able to provide some compost for your garden at home!

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1. Why is the Town launching an organics collection program?
2. How do I know if my home will get organics collection?
3. What happens to my organics after they’re collected?
4. What organic material is accepted?
5. What kind of bags should I use for pet waste?
6. What’s the easiest way to get food scraps from my kitchen to my green bin?
7. What's the best way to use my kitchen catcher?
8. Can I use a bag in my kitchen catcher?
9. What if my kitchen catcher starts to smell?
10. Got any tips for using my green cart?
11. What if my green cart starts to smell?
12. Is there any material NOT accepted in my green cart?
13. I already use a backyard composter. Can I still use it?
14. Can I dispose of my organic waste in my in-sink garbage disposal instead of using the cart?