You can get information about composting from the Department of Sanitation (DSNY).
- How to use outdoor composting bins for food and yard waste
- Reducing waste by leaving grass clippings on your lawn
- How to start indoor composting with a worm bin
DSNY also funds and manages the NYC Compost Project, which offers compost-related workshops and classes throughout the five boroughs. The Project also runs neighborhood-based food scrap drop-off opportunities, ensuring that those food scraps are composted locally.
Learn about composting resources through DSNY.
How to Request Compost Information from DSNY