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360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul
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Organics Program

SPPS Compost Organics Program
In addition to collecting food waste, the District now collects dirty, non-recyclable papers such as napkins, paper towels, tissues and any certified compostable products to be sent to Specialized Environmental Technologies (SET). SET is a large compost facility in Rosemount, MN where the schools’ food waste is mixed with yard waste and turned into nutrient-dense compost in about 3-6 months. Compostable bags are used in the Organics program. These bags are sourced locally from a company named Natur-Tec based here in Minnesota. 
Organics and Recycling ResourcesCommon acceptable/unacceptable recycling/organics items
SPPS Common Trash, Organics, Recycling Items
Organics 101: SET
Republic Services Recycling Guide
 
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