Food Waste Drop-Off Program


One of the newest programs at the RDF is the Food Waste Drop-Off Program.  Your food scraps are sent to an anaerobic digester where they are converted to electricity! 

Here's how it works:

  • Free Food Scrap Bins and 3.5 Gallon Buckets to help with storage and transportation to the RDF are available at the RDF Customer Service Office at no charge.
  • Dispose of all acceptable food waste in compostable bags that can be purchased from local retailers or online. 
  • Bring the bags to the specific Food Waste Drop Off area at the RDF, located near the trash compactors. 
Your participation in this program helps reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and improves the environment. 

For more information about Wellesley's Food Waste Drop Off program including a list of  accepted waste, where to buy program supplies and frequently asked questions, click here for the program flyer.

If you have additional questions, please call the RDF at 781-235-7600 x3345.

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