Food Waste

Residential Food Waste

The amount of food waste can be drastically decreased by participating in Ramsey County's food scraps collection program or starting your own backyard composting.   

Commercial Food Waste

Many organizations accept food donations. Contact Second Harvest or the Emergency Food Shelf for information on food donations.

BizRecycling is a public program of Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy (R&E).  They offer free resources and grants to help businesses decrease waste and improve recycling.