Food Waste

Residential Food Waste

The amount of food waste can be drastically decreased by participating in the Ramsey and Washington Counties' Pick Up or Drop Off Food Scrap Programs.  Click here for more information.  

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 and multi-family properties decrease waste and improve recycling.