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Your Halloween pumpkin is compostable

October 31 2012

Pumpkins

When the Halloween festivities are over and your pumpkin has seen better days, remember your pumpkin is compostable.

If you receive yard trimmings/ food scraps collection please do not put your pumpkin in your garbarge cart, put it in your green bin (yard trimmings/ food scraps cart) for pickup. Please break it up if it is big.

You can also put your pumpkin in your backyard composter.

If 25% of Vancouver residents compost their pumpkins, we could divert over 75,000 pounds of material away from landfill.

Find out more about the food scraps program