Waste Nothing

Food items which are or are mostly made from plants or plant parts.

More specific: Coffee grounds, Fruits and vegetables, Grains and cereals, Herbs, Loose tea, and Nuts and seeds.

Place in your Green Bin

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Please place this item in your Green Bin.

This applies to Brown paper bags, Used diapers, Used feminine hygiene products, Pet waste, Paper takeout food containers, Greasy pizza boxes, Microwave popcorn bags, House plants, Food, Tea bags, Flowers, Used incontinence pads, Paper muffin cups, Paper ice cream cartons, and Soiled paper food packaging.

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Added 65 tips. Joined March 29, 2011.
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About this Tip

Added April 5, 2011.

Last updated September 20, 2012.

Applies to Toronto.


  • plant-based foods