This page will serve as a place to highlight useful resource related to implementing organics collection and recycling programs. By following the buttons below, you can learn how to start a composting program and how to enhance your composting efforts. The information posted on these web pages do not necessarily reflect the views of the MNCC or its Board members.
Curb to Compost Toolkit
Use this U. S. Composting Council guide to learn how to incorporate curbside food scrap collection into an existing yard debris collection program. The toolkit includes food waste prevention strategies, detailed instructions for implementing a co-mingled program, necessary program logistics, and other helpful resources.
BPI Labeling Guidelines
Learn how Biodegradable Products Institute guidelines make compostable products and packaging easily and universally recognizable. This guide includes legal considerations in labeling, technical and spatial considerations, and recommendations for labeling various compostable product types.
Navigating Compostable Plastics Toolkit
This toolkit from the U.S. Composting Council is designed to help determine if a compostable plastics program is appropriate for your organization and to guide in properly managing your compostable plastics. The toolkit includes research, examples of legislations, and education and outreach materials.