What can’t go in your Green Cart?

Michelle Mak Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

The Green Cart is for composting! The things you put in your green cart willproduce the highest quality compost possible that will be used at local farms, gardens and in our community.

Please do not put in the following in your green cart:

  • No plastic or biodegradable bags
  • No food or beverage packaging
  • No diapers or personal hygiene items
  • No painted or treated wood
  • No clothing, textiles or fabrics
  • No plastic plates or cutlery

For more information, please visit https://www.calgary.ca/uep/wrs/recycling-information/residential-services/green-cart/what-cannot-go-in-green-cart.html


Image taken from City of Calgary’s website