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This Fall Be a Compost Quarterback!

Tackle Waste: 30% of the garbage Seattle sends to the landfill is made up of compostable food scraps.

Sack Your Scraps with paper or compostable bags. It’s an easy way to carry egg shells, banana peels, coffee grounds, napkins and other food scraps to your cart—just toss the whole thing in!

Punt Plastic. Keep plastic bags, metal, glass and all other non-organic material out of your food and yard waste cart. They ruin the compost.

Take the Compost Quarterback Quiz and enter to win these great prizes and to receive a FREE bag of Cedar Grove compost:

  • Free bag of Cedar Grove Compost for every entry!
  • 2012 UW Husky Game Tickets
  • $100 QFC Gift Cards
  • $25 McLendon Gift Cards
  • Apple Cup Prize Pack

The Compost Quarterback campaign is a partnership between King County Solid Waste, City of Seattle and Cedar Grove Composting, with generous support from QFC, Fred Meyer, McLendon’s, ACE Hardware, True Value, and Zeek’s Pizza.