Do I have to use the town kits?

No. Now that the pilot program has been completed, New Castle residents can drop off food scraps as long as they are in compostable liners. Food scraps must also be transported safely so the bag does not break and contaminate the collection area. The kits are recommended.

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1. How does this help the environment?
2. Where do the food scraps go?
3. Doesn’t the trucking offset the environmental benefits?
4. Where do I get a Starter Kit?
5. What happens when I use up the compostable liners that come with the kit?
6. Where do I keep these containers?
7. Do I have to use the town kits?
8. Doesn’t the food smell?
9. When can I bring it?
10. I already compost in my yard. Why should I do this?