Campus Calendar

Compost Drop Is Open!

Announced on: Wednesday, Sept. 08, 2021

Compost Drop is Open!

Located between the campus tennis courts and the train tracks. Open 24 hours a day! You can find a link for a map that will show you the location below!

Turning food waste into compost is a great way to save landfill space, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, regenerate the soil, and connect with the cycles of the earth.

We accept:

  • Fruits and vegetables

  • Eggshells, Nut Shells

  • Coffee grounds and filters

  • Tea bags

  • Shredded newspaper

  • Yard trimmings, Grass clippings

  • Houseplants

  • Hay and straw

  • Leaves

  • Sawdust, Wood chips

  • Cotton and Wool Rags

  • Hair and fur

  • Fireplace ashes

We do not accept:

  • Dairy and Meat

  • Paper products and cardboard

  • BioPlastics

  • The plastic bag you carried your scraps over in

For more information: AS Sustainability Homepage

Here is a link to a map to find it.

https://as.csuchico.edu/sustainability/compost-garden

The AS Sustainability Center exists to ignite a passion in the campus community to be active in protecting and restoring the Earth. We do this by researching, imagining, and creating solutions that address environmental and cultural problems. The overall goal of the internship program is to offer students the opportunity to engage in student-driven and action-oriented projects and activities.

The Associated Students, or "the AS," is a nonprofit auxiliary corporation of CSU, Chico that provides programs and services created for students by students. Follow along with the Associated Students online at as.csuchico.eduor on social media @aschicostate on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.