Recycle Your Food Waste - New York
As of January 1, 2022, New York State law requires many commercial businesses to divert food waste from landfills.
As a leading partner in waste and recycling in the State of New York, we have designed this page to help you navigate the new food waste guidelines set to be enacted on January 1, 2022 as part of the State's Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law. Please call 800-CASELLA to inquire about service in your area.
RESOURCES FROM THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION (DEC)
Comprehensive Food Waste Website Printable Reference Sheet
RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER INFORMATION
As a residential customer, the most environmentally and economically sustainable way to recycle your food waste is by utilizing a backyard compost bin. Bins can be purchased at your local hardware store, major home improvement stores, or online.
Learn more about at-home composting: New York DEC Home Composting Resource Page
If you prefer to bring your food scraps to a drop-off location, you can find one here: Food Scrap Drop-off Locations
Please call 800-CASELLA to inquire about service in your area.