Organic waste is any waste that comes from a plant or animal and is compostable (or biodegradable) such as food scraps, non-recyclable paper, coffee grounds, dryer lint etc.
Ramsey County Organics Recycling Drop-Offs
Ramsey County residents now have the opportunity to recycle their organic waste for free at a Ramsey County Yard Waste site (except Arden Hills). This includes food scraps, non-recyclable paper products, coffee grounds, dryer lint and more. More information, see the Ramsey County Organics Recycling Drop-Offs page.
Recycle your organics in your own backyard! Learn more about how to compost your organic waste at home. For more information, read the Backyard Composting flyer (PDF).