Commercial Organics

Commercial Organics

We compostWe offer commercial organics collection service for your small or large business, school, or organization. Getting started is quick and easy.

What We Provide

  • Tools and training for collecting organic material inside your building
  • Appropriately sized collection container(s)
  • The first two months of service at no charge when signing up for a year.
  • Printed posters, cue cards and promotional materials (see below)

Commercial Organics Poster - Accepted Materials

"We Compost" Promo Icon


What's Accepted?


  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Bread, pasta & rice
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Meat and bones
  • Seafood and shells

  • Paper towels, napkins & paper bags
  • Paper plates and paper boats (uncoated, non-shiny)
  • Coffee grounds, filters & tea bags
  • Pizza boxes and waxy cardboard
  • Shredded paper

  • Grass, branches, leaves, plants & flowers
  • Wooden pallets, wood boxes, chopsticks & lumber scraps (NOT treated, painted or stained - Nails okay)

Download our list of accepted Compostable Bags & Service Ware.


Commercial Organics Containers


Commercial organics cart and dumpster

95-gallon cart: $20.50

1-yard dumpster: $41.00

1.5-yard dumpster: $61.50

2-yard dumpster: $82.00

10-30-yard drop box: $193.86 per haul

Commerical organics can be collected once or twice a week. The rates listed above indicate the monthly cost of once a week collection.  Note: Most commercial organics customers are billed bi-monthly (every other month).

In most cases, compactors and drop boxes must be collected at least once per week, but can be collected as many times per week as requested.


Get Started Today

Request a Free Waste Assesment by calling 360.753.8752 or email sorman@ci.olympia.wa.us