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Get your hands dirty with KC metro compost services

There are a lot of spots ready to turn your trash into nutrient rich treasure.

A bright orange KC Can Compost bin set in front of a rainbow mural.

Orange is the new green. | Photo via City of Roeland Park

Roeland Park is the latest metro city to team up with a local composting org to form a green dream team.

The process is as simple as: subscribe, stop in, discard scraps + dump. Residents can purchase a $12.99 KC Can Compost subscription and either a five-gallon bucket or countertop container, which they pick up at Roeland Park City Hall. When full of acceptable scraps, the good stuff can get dumped off at a Price Chopper receptacle (4950 Roe Blvd.).

Not an RP resident? Don’t worry, there are plenty of KC-area businesses and nonprofits ready to take food + yard waste off your hands:

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