Scottville no longer selling compost bags, curbside pick-up to continue.

June 8, 2022

Scottville no longer selling compost bags, curbside pick-up to continue.

SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville will no longer be selling compost bags to residents. However, weekly curbside compost pick-up will continue. 

City Manager Jimmy Newkirk said the decision was made to stop selling the bags because of the poor quality of the bags. As an alternative residents may purchase bio-degradable yard waste bags from a retailer. 

“The only requirement from the resident for yard waste collection is that the material is placed in the yard waste style bags which are brown kraft paper bags and not plastic garbage bags,” Newkirk said.

Yard waste, placed in compostable bags, is collected on Mondays in the City of Scottville. Newkirk said Republic Services will also continue to collect any bio-bags purchased by the city until the resident runs out from past purchases.

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