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Compost Crew is a locally-owned food scrap recycling business that offers clean and convenient composting services to thousands of businesses, organizations and residential customers throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.

Our Vision

Earth’s systems are regenerative by design, supporting all kinds of life – not just humans, but plants, animals, microbes and other organisms! We envision a world where food is not wasted, but instead reused and recycled to rejuvenate our natural resources, enabling Earth to support all lives that rely on it.

We provide weekly curbside food scrap collection services for homes and businesses in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia, including the counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Howard, Baltimore, Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun. We are continuing to operate during COVID-19. Please see our FAQ page for more details.

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Why people choose us

“The City of Falls Church wants to get closer to zero waste, and composting our organic materials is getting us closer to that goal.” – Lonnie Marquetti, City of Falls Church

“MOM’s mission to protect and restore the environment leads us to minimize our waste as much as possible. The Compost Crew’s reliable service allows our employees to focus on the customers.” – Emily Ayers, MOM’s Organic Market, Inc.

“Timely collection, great training information, wonderful staff.” – Maureen Whelan, Washington REIT

“For years I have been trying to find a way to compost with out the danger of attacking un-wanted rodents to our Bethesda neighborhood! I’ve found it with Compost Crew. It is now so easy for me to compost and help the environment too. Service is just wonderful.” – Donna

“You do an excellent Job! Even easier than having my own composter. No excuses. It is so much easier than I ever thought it would be. It’s not messy and not yucky but simple and very easy to do.” – Susan Weiss

“I am so glad that finally I can recycle vegetable matter and my coffee grounds and not have to do it myself. I have been composting since 1986 and it is a tough job. Now it is easy GREAT.”

“We’re very glad to have a compost service. It’s very easy to use, environmentally correct, and our trash doesn’t smell anymore!!” – Bonnie

“We believe in minimizing our environmental impact and appreciate your initiatives as they make it easier.” – Alice

“It feels good to put our food waste to good use.”

“Responsive to questions and courteous at pickup.” – Tom

“Great job Compost crew! You are providing our community and the Earth a much needed service!! Keep up the great work.” – Anne

This service has filled a great need for us, allowing us to divert all kinds of food and paper waste that otherwise would have ended up in landfills. It’s very easy and clean, and we’re very happy with the service.” – John

“I’m guilt-free thanks to the Compost Crew! All of my food scraps are being used for a great purpose. It’s easy, super clean and smell-free thanks to their fantastic compost buckets. Even my boys are composting as they scrape their dinner plates. Thank you Compost Crew!” – Amy

“I’m new to the Compost Crew and so far, I’ve been very pleased about the service. Always on time and very considerate. One time, I forgot to put my bucket out front and the person assigned to pick up my compost was astute enough to check on the side of my house and pick it up. Thanks! (and I’ll try not to forget again!)”

“For years I have been trying to find a way to compost without the danger of attacking unwanted rodents to our Bethesda neighborhood! I’ve found it with Compost Crew. It is now so easy for me to compost and help the environment too. Service is just wonderful.” – Donna

“MOM’s Organic Market’s purpose is to protect and restore the environment. We love telling our customers about the tons (literally!) of waste we’re diverting from landfills. We truly value our partnership with Compost Crew.” — Emily Ayers, Contract Coordinator, MOM’s Organic Market, Inc.