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young girl holding a bucket with vegetable scrapsDon’t let your grass clippings and food scraps go to waste! When you compost them, you return organic materials back to the earth instead of sending them to the landfill.

Contact your hauler for compost collection service

Thurston County Solid Waste does not own or operate hauling services.

Other composting options

Take your yard waste to the Waste and Recovery Center or visit our WhereDoITakeMy? database to find other yard waste drop-off locations.

Learn how to start your own backyard compost pile!


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