WSU Whatcom County Extension

Community Horticulture

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

Curbside Compost

Where Does Your FoodPlus! Go?

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In Whatcom County, organic food and yard waste can stay local through curbside services offered by SSC (FoodPlus!) or Nooksack Valley Disposal. Organic waste from homes, schools, and businesses is collected and turned into a finished product that can be purchased for your garden! Follow its journey in this short video produced by WSU Whatcom County Extension.

WSU Whatcom County Extension encourages responsible and sustainable waste management of organics through waste reduction, on-site composting, and/or composting curbside services. Find out if you can sign up for the following curbside services offered in Whatcom County:



Service Provider

  - Bellingham          - Ferndale
  - Birch Bay             - Blaine
  - parts of unincorporated Whatcom County

Sanitary Service Company

  - Lynden                - Everson
  - Nooksack            - Sumas

Nooksack Valley Disposal

  - Lummi Island       - Point Roberts

Currently no curbside service


Help us educate the community by sharing this video:

- via Facebook
- Request a free copy for screening

Additional composting resources at: Composting in Whatcom County website



For more informationt:
Master Composter/Recycler Coordinator
(360) 778-5814


Special thanks to:
Kate Nichols
Amber Rose Kelley
Kulshan Middle School
Fairhaven Middle School
Saturna Capital
Green Earth Technology
Sanitary Service Company

Thank you to our program funder:
Whatcom County Solid Waste Management

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WSU Whatcom County Extension • 1000 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225 • (360) 778-5800 •