FAQ

How do I sign up?

We are currently serving the Curtis Bay, Federal Hill, Riverside Park and Locust Point neighborhoods. If you live in one of these neighborhoods and are interested in service, fill out this brief form with your contact info and address, and we’ll be in touch to get you started.


How much does it cost?

RESIDENTS: The starting price is $25 per month — that gets you one 5-gallon bucket, picked up weekly! Need more than one bucket? Let us know when you request service and we can discuss pricing.

BUSINESSES: We are not currently serving businesses. However, if you fill out this business service request form, we’ll take your interest into account when considering expansion. If you give us your email, we’ll keep you updated on our next steps!


What can I put in my bucket?

PUT IN: fruit and vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, tea bags (remove the staple first), nuts, egg shells (crush first!), house plants/flowers

KEEP OUT: meat, bones, fish, dairy, eggs, produce stickers and twist ties, pet waste and litter, cups/dishes/utensils labeled “compostable,” diseased house or garden plants, cooked leftover food, and oil, fats and grease


What areas do you serve?

At the moment we are serving the following neighborhoods of Baltimore: Curtis Bay (not pictured below), Federal Hill, Riverside Park and Locust Point. Outside of Curtis Bay, our service area is north of I-95, east of Hanover St, and south of East Hughes St and Key Highway.


Can I join if I don’t live in Curtis Bay, Federal Hill, Riverside Park or Locust Point?

Not right now. However, if you’re interested and live outside our service area, please let us know where you live. This will help us when considering future expansion. If you give us your email, we can keep you updated on our next steps!