Food Scraps & Compostable Paper Goods
Compost at home in your backyard or indoors with worms. If you cannot compost at home, drop-off food scraps. View a list of certified compostable products.
Small Quantities: Pour into a can or jar with lid, store until full and place in trash. Large Quantities: Free collection from restaurants through the MA Alternative Fuel Foundation. Get paid for your oil from Lifecycle Renewables. Fee-based collection through Save That Stuff or Green Grease Monkey.
Donate Edible Food
(Now closed) Bread & Jams, 617.497.9200, 50 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Daytime shelter accepts food donations. Food must be unspoiled and packaged in unopened cans, jars or dry boxes.
Food Not Bombs, firstname.lastname@example.org now located in Boston, donate unopened food and toiletries.
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