Organics Guidelines for Carts & Bins


What goes in the

yard/organics waste cart or bin?

Help us keep green waste a natural resource, out of the landfill. These items belong in your yard/organics waste cart or bin.

ALL FOOD WASTE is accepted for recycling, including bones, peels, shells and coffee grounds. DO NOT place trash; non-organic recyclables (plastic, metal, glass); pet waste; or Styrofoam in yard/organic waste carts.

  • Scrap Lumber
    (No Treated Wood
    Waste – TWW)
  • Plants
  • Flowers
  • Small Branches
  • Shrubs
  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Yard Trimmings

Bagged Food Waste

  • Pasta, Rice, Bread & Grains
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Meat, Poultry, Seafood
    (Bones & Shells)
  • Leftovers
  • Eggs & Dairy
  • Fruits & Vegetrables
  • NO Plastic
  • NO Dirt or Rocks
  • NO Flower Pots
  • NO Pet Waste
  • NO Styrofoam
  • NO Glass or Metal
  • NO Film Plastic or Shrink Wrap
  • NO Treated Wood Waste (TWW)
  • NO Diapers
  • NO Trash
  • NO Twist Ties, Produce Stickers
    or Rubber Bands
  • NO Hoses
  • NO Oil or Grease

Harrison Has You Covered

Throughout Ventura County and beyond, Harrison Industries works hard for every customer, to ensure that all trash is collected weekly and disposed of properly.

In business for 90 years, Harrison has earned its reputation as a dedicated LOCAL company that keeps its business in and around Ventura County – and keeps it clean.

With an emphasis on recycling, Harrison landfills just a small amount of the materials it collects. And with a local focus, the company guarantees that all unrecyclable materials go to facilities in the area, including the Simi Valley and Calabasas landfills.

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