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The city of Seattle prohibits compostable food and paper in the garbage.

What is acceptable

Food waste, including:

What is not acceptable

Special events

Request bins for a special event.

Waste reduction tips

  • Consider how much food you need and buy portions to reduce your food waste.
  • If you have leftover food after events, offer that food to staff/ students.
  • Bring your own to go containers when dining on campus to reduce use of compostable packaging.