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First things first, your bins
Now that you’ve signed up, your composting bins are on their way!
You will get two bins: one countertop compost bin and one 5 gallon bucket. We suggest that you use your countertop bin for food prep waste and then empty the full bin into the 5 gallon bucket as needed. Leave your 5 gallon bucket on your doorstep on your designated pickup day and a member of our staff will replace it with a clean bucket.
You’ll notice a place for a filter in your countertop bin. Your subscription comes with 2 free filters. Filters need to be changed every 3 months. You can buy new filters here.
What can be composted with Naples Compost?
Once you receive your bin, start tossing in your food scraps. Stumped on what to toss in?
We accept all food- even meat, bones and dairy.
All we ask is that if you do decide to compost your meat, bones and dairy that you kindly bag them first or store them in the fridge or freezer until pickup day. Meat, bones and dairy get smelly and can attract bugs.
Naples Compost partners with an industrial scale composter which means we can compost bioplastics! We can also compost these products that are great alternatives to plastic.
You can also compost your paper bags, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, toothpicks, and popsicle sticks! Remember this rule of thumb- if it came from the earth, it can go back to the earth.
We’ll collect your food scraps once a week, which will be turned into amazing, rich soil that we’ll deliver to you a few times a year for your own use.
Please remove produce stickers
Did you know that produce stickers can’t be composted?
They are made of plastic and don’t break down into compost. That is what we have a handy print out for your stickers that works as a great reminder!
Fill it up and tag us on social media for $5 off your next bill.
How to use your finished compost
Once you get your finished compost you can start using it immediately.
There are a few “right and wrong” ways to use your compost. Read this post to learn more about using your finished compost.
Want to compost at home too?
Get ready to be addicted to composting! Just because you use our pickup service doesn’t mean you can’t dabble in backyard composting too. Most of us at Naples Compost send a lot to the industrial compost site while also composting a little in our own suburban backyards.
You can learn more about suburban composting here.
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Thanks again for signing up for Naples Compost! The benefits of composting are so amazing, and we’re glad you’ve joined us in creating a healthier planet.
Please don’t hesitate to contact our owner, Hannah Rinaldi, for anything. Shoot an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 727-248-0503.