Composting Resources

Soil Health has a place for everyone, young and old. Get going on your mission by checking out the resources below. Click on the button below each description to learn how to compost, where pickup services are near you, and the importance of composting in solving our climate crisis.

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Success Stories

Check out three stories from the Bloomington area that show compost initiatives in schools and their successes.

How To: Compost

Videos, Articles, and other Links on how to compost in your back yard.

Compost Pickup Services

Find a compost pickup service near you. If you can't compost where you live, there is likely a company nearby that can take it for you! Find out by checking out the map n this section.

 

Composting Success in Indiana Schools

 

An IUPUI food scrap initiative saved tons of food from ending up in the landfill. Read about it here.

A student led SAGE (Students Advocating for a Greener Environment) project at Bloomington High School South ran a test trial of composting in the cafeteria. Learn more here.

Child's Elementary is a zero food waste facility, and the garden club takes care of the compost operations in the garden outside. Read about similar initiatives around the state here and here.

How to Compost

Food Recovery and Composting Services

 

Composting Services by City

Bloomington, IN​ 

Fort Wayne, IN

Indianapolis, IN

Irvington, IN

  • Good to Grow

Richmond, IN

  • Rose City Compost

Terra Haute, IN

Zionsville, IN

  • Curbside Composting

Learn about the Indiana Commercial Food Compost Program in this video. Or visit https://indianarecycling.org/food-waste-composting/.

Don't see your city? Check out this Indiana Food Recovery Resources map.

Learn More about food waste, food security, and composting in Indiana here.

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