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Compost

Locations to drop off compost

Oakhurst Garden @ 435 Oakview Road, Decatur: Under the arbor to the left (when facing the office), we have a rollaway trashcan where people dump their compost.

Edgewood Garden @ 1503 Hardee St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. There are compost bins behind the building where you may dump your compost.

Sugar Creek in the Oakhurst neighborhood in Decatur.
Sugar Creek Garden is located in the floodplain behind Oakhurst Presbyterian Church at East Lake Drive and Second Avenue (across the street from the dog park); it is at the back of the Oakhurst Presbyterian Church parking lot.
You may drop off your compost in the bins there that are located near the front of the garden.

Drop off times
Anytime during daylight hours, any day of the week.

What can be composted
Uncooked kitchen scraps are fine like fruit peels and egg shells. Also, paper towels that have been used to wipe up water, OJ, or other non-oily spills. Paper towel holders, toilet paper rolls

What cannot be composted
No cooked food, cheese, bread, meat, oil.

Other things to keep in mind
Most people bring their compost in a reusable container that they dump from into the compost trash can or directly into the compost bin. If you bring your compost in a plastic bag,please don’t put the plastic bag in the compost bins.

Composting Service
Also, just to let you know. There is a service called CompostNow that will pick up your compost from your house. Here is their information: https://compostnow.org/

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