Food Waste Composting-Environment at CMU - Carnegie Mellon University

Food Waste Composting

After the introduction of food waste composting at many campus-wide events, departments around the campus have been enthusiastic about having a regular compost bin in the office. From November 2012 to January 2013, the Facilities Management Green Practices delivered food-waste composting bins across the campus. The compost collection sites are now available in many departmental kitchens and lunch rooms for easy access. Below are a few frequently asked questions about these compost stations:

How do I know what can be composted?

What do we do when the compost bag is full?