Where do I get a counter-top pail and bin?
The Village of Scarsdale is offering “Starter Kits” to residents which can be easily purchased at the Recycling Center office for $20 (checks only). Kits include one 2-gallon counter-top pail, one 6-gallon home storage & transportation bin and one roll of 25 compostable bags for your pail.

If you wish to receive an at-home consultation on how to get started in food scrap recycling, please fill out theFood Scrap Recycling Consultation Form

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1. Where do I get a counter-top pail and bin?
2. Am I required to use the countertop pail being offered by Scarsdale?
3. Where can I purchase additional compostable bags?
4. Can I use plastic bags labeled “biodegradable”?
5. Am I required to use compostable bags?
6. Will composting be messy or smelly?
7. What happens to the food scraps after they leave the recycling facility?
8. What is the difference between using the Scarsdale Food Scrap Recycling service and backyard composting?
9. Why Compost?
10. Do I need to notify the Sanitation Department if I am away and wont be putting out my food scrap bin?