Food scraps can be turned into useful compost that helps make NYC green. You can take certain food scraps for composting to drop-off sites (PDF) located throughout the five boroughs.
Food scrap drop-off sites are located in public spaces. Do not leave food scraps when sites are closed.
Site schedules are subject to change. In cases of severe weather, food scrap drop-off sites may be closed early or canceled. Please check the interactive drop-off map for the latest schedule updates.