The Denver Composts program has more than doubled the potential reach of its program by adding more than 2,500 homes citywide, according to a news release from the agencies working on the program, Denver Public Works and Denver Environmental Health.
The program is a fee-based service for residents living in areas that are eligible for the service. The cost is $29.95 for three months or $107 for the year.
Residents enrolled in the program receive a large green compost cart (similar to the
Denver Recycles purple cart) and a two-gallon kitchen pail. Denver Recycles picks up the composting weekly.
The program collects organic material (food, non-recyclable paper and yard debris) for composting.
The Denver Composts pilot program has been operating for almost five years with