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Organics recycling: By the numbers

Stop, drop and recycle. Think twice about your household food garbage. Composting organics is easier than ever in Bloomington with handy drop-off sites open daily at Valley View Park, 201 E 90th Street, and West Bush Lake Park, 95th Street and West Bush Lake Road. 

Residents can bring their food scraps, certified compostable products and nonrecyclable paper.  The numbers show the program’s growing success:

  • 751 Participants registered
  • 219 Volunteer hours
  • 59 Volunteers registered
  • 38+ Types of items accepted 
  • 2 Drop-off sites (for households)

Want to get involved with free organics recycling? Visit to sign up.