The DoE Sprout – Compost Special Edition

How do I Start With my Green Cart?

DoE will host a FREE How do I start with my Green Cart? Virtual Seminar on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. on how to properly use your green cart.

The seminar is open to County residents who receive county-provided trash and recycling services, those who have received a wheeled green cart, and present & future participants in the curbside composting program.

We will discuss how using your green cart helps reduce waste, how to prepare your green cart for collection, acceptable food scraps, and what happens to the collected food scraps.

Learn more and register for this virtual seminar at

Please request ASL or Spanish translation accommodations by February 16, 2023, by emailing

¿Cómo Empezar con mi Carrito Verde?

El Departamento del Medio Ambiente auspiciará un seminario GRATUITO: ¿Cómo Empezar con mi Carrito Verde? El jueves 23 de febrero, a las 6:30 p.m. explicando cómo utilizar apropiadamente su carrito verde.

El seminario está abierto a residentes que reciben servicios de basura y reciclaje proveído por el Condado, a aquellos que recibieron un carrito verde con ruedas y participantes actuales y futuros del programa de compostaje en la acera.

Explicaremos cómo utilizando su carrito verde ayuda a reducir la basura, cómo preparar su carrito verde para recolección, residuos alimenticios aceptables y qué sucede con los residuos alimenticios recolectados.

Conozca más y regístrese para este seminario virtual en

Si necesita traducción en español, por favor solicite acomodaciones antes del 16 de febrero de 2023, enviando un correo electrónico a

Now that you have received your PGC Composts wheeled green cart, you are ready to compost “Every Meal, Every Scrap, Every Monday.”

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