Food and yard & garden waste and make up the largest component (over 1/3!) of all waste generated in the RDNO. Find tips on reducing avoidable food waste and utilizing compostable organics to make our region more sustainable. 

The RDNO provides a free drop off for Yard & Garden Waste at all Diversion & Disposal Facilities (DDFs) except at Silver Star Transfer Station.

The RDNO does not accept food scraps for composting at its facilities and does not provide curbside organics collection. Some municipalities within the RDNO are operating organics collection programs for their residents and more information can be found at the following links: