Tips for Storing Scraps at Home

  • Store in containers or paper bags
  • Keep in the fridge or freezer to reduce odours and fruit flies
  • Use old newspaper to line or layer your container
More Tips

The Food Scraps Drop Spot program is brought to you by:

This program is made possible by:

Funded By a Greenest City Neighbourhood Grant

To our Volunteers & Droppers,
Thank you for your support!


Press Release

Press Release - September 17th, 2012

Press Release - July 9th, 2012

Press Release - July 26th, 2011

Pilot Project Poster - letter size (colour)

Pilot Project Poster - letter size (greyscale)

Press Release - September 6th, 2011

Media Coverage

Cheryn Wong from the Olympic Village Drop Spot was interviewed on the Early Edition about composting options for multi-family buildings. Lots of great info, listen to it here at about minute 20:17

Business In Vancouver - June 8, 2012

WE Vancouver - June 5, 2012

Tasting Canada

City Food Magazine

CBC Radio’s BC Almanac ( - Click to download Mp3 of the show (Our interview starts at the 40 minute mark.)

Spacing Vancouver

Media Contact

For media inquiries, please email Jenny (email*:
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If you have any questions about the Food Scraps Drop Spot Program, you can contact Recycling Alternative by email ( or by phone (604.874.7283).