FAQ's Composting & Food Recovery 

Why is composting at school important?

What does composting and food recovery in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) look like?

What costs are involved?

How are compost removal programs funded right now?

What resources can help staff teach students about food diversion?

What goes on the share table and where does recovered food go?

Are there rodent and pest issues?

How do we receive more compostable bags? What if a bin gets damaged?