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Commercial Food Scrap Collection

Welcome to Compost at Work
Did you know that each year Beaverton businesses send over 7 million pounds of food waste to the landfill? Compost at Work offers a greener alternative that converts food scraps (vegetables, fruits, meats, bones, dairy products and bread) into valuable energy and compost. The compost program is a partnership between the garbage hauler, city and business. Your hauler provides commercial compost collection service at a 50% discount off the cost of garbage rates. City staff supplies your business with free indoor collection containers, posters, training and ongoing technical assistance. The business collects their food scraps in a new outdoor container for pickup. It's that easy!

Join the Compost at Work program and improve our earth while supporting local businesses' bottom line!

Sign Up Today
It’s easy to set up your program and become part of the cycle:
  1. Learn more details by calling (503) 526-2460 or filling out this contact form.   
  2. Sign up for commercial compost collection service with your garbage hauler.    
  3. Set up indoor collection containers, posters and train your staff with a city compost specialist.    
  4. Start composting!

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Thai Bloom is leading the way! 
"Our business composts because we realize that with the amount of people we serve, the way we handle our waste can have a big impact on the environment. Composting is easy, with minimal training required and very little extra labor. We also save money on our waste disposal bills" says Thai Bloom Events & Catering Manager, Jonathan Lapham.


Food Waste Collected to Date: Over 3,500 TONS!