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Beaverton Composts
Welcome to the Beaverton Composts Program
Did you know that each year Beaverton-area restaurants, grocery stores, commercial kitchens, manufacturers and food distributors send over seven million pounds of food waste to the landfill? Beaverton Composts is a collaboration between the City of Beaverton, garbage and recycling haulers, commercial composters and food businesses. The program offers a greener alternative that converts food scraps - vegetables, fruits, meats, bones, dairy products and bread -  into valuable, nutrient-rich compost. Join the Beaverton Composts Program and improve our earth while supporting local businesses bottom line.

Sign Up Your Business for Composting Today
Compost collection is a paid service offered by your hauler. City of Beaverton staff will provide you with free collection containers, educational materials, training and other assistance.

It’s easy to set up your program and become part of the cycle in four steps:
  1. Schedule a meeting with the City of Beaverton’s Composting Specialist at (503) 526-2460 or fill out this contact form.
  2. Contact your garbage hauler to initiate composting service.   
  3. Set up food scrap collection containers and posters inside your business.    
  4. Train your staff and start composting!

Additional Information
For a simple introduction to Beaverton’s commercial composting program, explore the resources listed below.

Oregon Food Bank

Oregon Food Bank
 is dedicated to feeding hungry people and animals with food donations, which is even a better choice than composting! However, OFB will sometimes have spoiled food, which they compost. Volunteer Coordinator, Kyle Hummel, says “just having the option and resources to compost will help impact the food bank for years to come.” Become part of the cycle!