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ALASKA

-If you're looking for commercial composting services for your business or small business, the Alaska Waste Commercial Composting Program can help!

CALIFORNIA

-Alameda County: Offers mandatory curbside composting. So awesome. If you're visiting Alameda, there are public compost drop-offs along Park Street and Webster Street. Or, you can take small amounts of food scraps to Alameda Natural Grocery.

-Berkeley: The city of Berkeley provides yard trimmings and food scrap pickup for all residences, hooray! To learn more and find out what you can and can't 'post, click here.

-Napa: Visitors to Napa can drop off small amounts of compost at Oxbow Public Market (but try to buy something from them, too, to make it fair!).

-San Francisco: Your city has curbside composting, mandated for businesses and residents - lucky you! If you're traveling there, you can take advantage of this by dropping off your compost at local businesses (or save it for the airport, which also has composting bins - check near the eateries). If you're visiting Alameda, there are public compost drop-offs along Park Street and Webster Street. Or, you can take small amounts of food scraps to Alameda Natural Grocery.

-San Mateo County: Recology accepts food scraps and yard waste from San Mateo County residents in their green bins. You can find out more here, including what things should and shouldn't go in the green bins.

HAWAII

-Composting on a tropical island can be a little different because of the atmosphere and microbes. For a great resource on how to compost at home in Hawaii, click here.

OREGON

-Ashland area: Rogue Produce provides a weekly compost pickup service for a fee. If you're nterested, you can find more information here!

-Deschutes County: The county offers free composting of yard waste - simply bring yours to a drop-off site (find a list of them, here). They don't accept food scraps, but you can compost those at home in your backyard (or use vermicomposting if no yard space is available to you).

-Marion County: In Salem and Kaizer, all yard and food waste can go in curbside composting bins with collection offered by the city. Hooray! In the cities and suburbs of Jefferson, Hubbard, Stayton, Silverton, and Woodburn, you can put yard scraps and fruit and vegetable scraps in your compost bin for curbside pickup. For more information, visit the county's compost resource page here.

-Portland: Portland offers curbside composting for residents, making it easy for you to make the zero waste switch! For more information on what you should and shouldn't put in your composting bin for collection in Portland, visit the website here.

WASHINGTON

-Seattle & King County: Seattle features mandatory curbside composting of yard waste, food scraps, and compostable paper (such as pizza boxes, paper napkins, and paper towels) for residents.