Compost Resources

Compost Drop Off During Covid-19 Closures

Click here to view an interactive map of compost drop off sites during Covid-19 closures (hours and operations are subject to change).

Faubourg St. John Garden, 1101 N Dupre St. (bin is outside the gate on St. Phillip)

Hollygrove Community Garden, 8301 Olive St. (park on Olive and walk scraps to Schmelly's bins in the alley)

Church Alley Coffee Bar, 4201 Canal Blvd. Suite A (next to the front entrance on Solomon)

Levee Baking Co., 3138 Magazine St. (Saturdays only)

Fincacita Treasure Farm, 2720 Treasure St. (daily 2PM-6PM)

Enchanted Yam Garden, 1510 N Villere St. (every other Tuesday 5:30PM-7PM)

St Roch Community Drop Off, 2311 N Villere St. (Thursdays 5:30PM-7PM) 

Sugar Roots Farm, 10701 Willow Dr. (daily 9:30AM-3PM)

Residential Compost Pickup

Schmelly's Dirt Farm

Compost New Orleans Waste (NOW)

The Composting Network

Commercial/Restaurant Compost Pickup

Schmelly's Dirt Farm

The Composting Network


Food Recovery Resources

Where to Donate

Second Harvest Food Bank

Food Rescue US New Orleans


Other Resources

Rain Barrel Organizations

Green Light New Orleans

Recharge NOLA

United Way

Food Relief Partners

No Hunger NOLA


Food Waste and Recovery Working Group

Our work is made possible by the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Humana Foundation.