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How it Works

Step 1: Sign up

Step 1

Enter your address to find a Block Bin near you, and start composting today!

No bin near you? Request a new one.

Step 2: Start composting

Step 2

Once you subscribe, you are ready to start composting.

Put your food scraps in a paper bag or a BPI certified compostable plastic bag like these to keep the bin cleaner.

Step 3: We do the rest

Step 3

Our team visits your bin regularly to collect waste and power wash the Block Bin. Pickup frequency depends on total subscription volume and seasonal temperatures.

What it Costs

per month

$15.00 (estimate)

1-2 people
3-5 people
6+ people

Carbon neutral pickups

Climate-positive composting

We purchase carbon offsets from Tradewater to cover 100% of our transportation emissions.

That means you have an even greater climate-positive impact when you compost with Block Bins.

Why it Matters


Bringing neighbors together block by block to make recycling more efficient and to help solve an important environmental issue.


Diverting food waste from our landfills, reducing pests and keeping your block cleaner while creating healthy soil for your community.


Eliminating the barriers to urban composting by ensuring convenience and affordability for everyone on every block.

Maximize your impact

You’re doing your part to reduce your carbon footprint - now help us spread the word!

Visit our Resources page for tools to share Block Bins with your friends, neighbors, coworkers, and family.

Frequenty Asked Questions