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Residential Food Scrap Drop-Off Sites

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.

Learn what to drop off.

Find Food Scrap Drop-Off Sites

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.