Commercial Organics

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Commercial Organics Collection

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

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Get Started Today!

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

What's Accepted?


Materials Accepted for food waste/organics Do Not place these items in the container
Fruits and veggies No bags of any kind
Bread, grains and pasta Cellophane, plastic wrap, metal or foil
Meat and bones Cups, milk cartons or lids
Cheese, eggs and dairy Plastic cups, utensils, food containers and straws
Spoiled food "Compostable"  cups, utensils, plates and containers
Paper napkins and hand towels Coffee cups
Coffee filters and tea bags Pizza boxes
Flowers, plants, leaves, grass, or branches/twigs Noxious weeds, dirt, rocks or sod
Seafood and shellfish Plastic/foil juice pouches
Clean wood, pallets and lumber Shredded paper

Garbage

Painted or treated wood

Glass

Organics cart and dumpster

Capacity, Rates & Information


Container Size (Cubic Yards) Once a Week Collection Twice a Week Collection Container Dimensions
95-gallon cart (or less) $21.18 $42.36 24" W x 2'10" L x 3'9" H
1-yard dumpster  $42.36  $84.72  6'8" W x 3' L x 3'4" H 
1 1/2-yard dumpster $63.54  $127.08  6'8" W x 3' L x 4' H 
2-yard dumpster  $84.72  $169.44  6'8" W x 4'4" L x 3'6" H 

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.