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10/13/2022 - Food Waste Drop-Off Program

The Town of Fairfield is starting a new food waste program. Residents with a valid sticker can drop off their food waste at no charge to the Town Transfer Station beginning October 17. Please stop at the scale house for a ticket.
Food waste must be placed in a BPI certified compostable bag. These bags can be purchased online as well as several local grocery stores. 

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Acceptable materials for drop off composting:

  • Fruit scraps and peels
  • Vegetable scraps
  • Coffee grounds/filters
  • Tea bags
  • Egg shells
  • Nuts
  • Meat and poultry, including bones
  • Dairy products
  • Fish scraps, including shellfish and bones
  • Bread, pasta and grains
  • No liquids, no packaging

Compost all of your food scraps and divert roughly 20% of your waste into useful soil enriching compost.