Impact Earth Organics Service

 
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Impact Earth is now offering a Food Waste & Compostable-wares Hauling service!

Beginning in May 2018, Impact Earth launched a new service, Impact Earth Organics. This service compliments our pre-existing programs and services and helps to fill a gap in zero waste infrastructure that our community needs. By diverting organics from the landfill waste stream, we are fighting climate change, decreasing CO2 emissions, and supporting our local economy!

 

What Waste Products does The Impact Earth Organics service take?

Because our organics are processed by a vermicomposter, we are able to take all organic materials produced in your kitchen. From vegetable peels to compostable single use plastics, we can take it all.

Including: meat, dairy, bones, paper products, compostable "bioproducts", shellfish, yard trimmings, flowers...

For all the details, view our downloadable PDF.

 

What we do

 

We provide you with a Impact Earth Organics bucket or toter 

 

Each week we swap your full Impact Earth Organics container for a clean, empty one

 

We then take your food scraps and compostable-wares to one of three farms in our network

Our vermicompost (composting with worms) processors turn your food waste and compostable-wares into nutrient rich vermicompost products.

Our farmers utilize higher quality food scraps as animal feed and traditional compost on their farms.

Want to learn more about vermicomposting? Download this PDF!

 

Already an Impact Earth Organics
Service subscriber?


Drop Off Service

 

Residential Farmers Market Drop Off

Our service is a cost-effective way to divert your food scraps and other compostable products from the landfill! Check out the farmers market's websites below for their dates, locations, and times to see what drop off location will work best for you.


What you do:

1. Pick up your Impact Earth Organics bucket at your farmers market (& pay your deposit),

2. Fill up the bucket,

3. Drop it off at your participating farmers market,

4. Exchange your full bucket for a clean new bucket each week!

 

Participating Farmers Markets Include:

- Summer Brighton Farmers Market (Sundays May 13-November 18th)

- Winter Brighton Farmers Market (Sundays Starts November 25th)

- Victor Farmers Market (Wednesdays June 6th-October 31st)

- Irondequoit Farmers Market (Thursdays May 24-October 18th)

- Pittsford Village Farmers Market (Saturdays June 9th-October 20th)

- Lakeside Farmers Market at Port of Rochester (Sundays June 10th-October 14th)

... please note that if you are currently a subscriber at a seasonal summer market, we can transfer you to an indoor market when your market season ends.

 

*Please note that we do not accept non-Impact Earth Organics
compost buckets at the drop off locations.

Pricing:

Option 1:
One Impact Earth Organics Bucket, weekly drop off at market

$10.00 refundable deposit for Impact Earth Organics Bucket
(5 gallon)

$15.00/month

 

Option 2:
Two Impact Earth Organics Buckets, weekly drop off at market

$20.00 refundable deposit for Impact Earth Organics Buckets
(2x 5 gallon)

$30.00/month

 

 

Questions? Please reach out to zerowaste@impactearthinc.org we're happy to help!


Commercial Pick Up Service

 

Commercial Services

Our commercial pick up service is a cost-effective and hassle-free way to divert your business's food scraps and other compostable products from the landfill! 


What you do:

1. Fill out THIS FORM to get signed up!

2. On your first pick up day, Impact Earth will drop off a 32 gallon Impact Earth Organics toter

3. Each week, fill up your toter with food scraps, compostable products, and paper products

4. Impact Earth will pick up your full toter once a week and swap it out with a clean toter for you

 

Check out our quick Info Sheet! For more information about this service

 

*Please note that we will try to  be flexible as possible for pick up day, and we will reach out to you if we need to change your proposed day

Pricing:

Commercial:
One Impact Earth 32 Gal Toter, Weekly Pick Up

$10.00/week

$20.00 refundable toter deposit

 

Restaurant:
One Impact Earth 64 gal toter, weekly pick up

$15.00/week

$20.00 refundable toter deposit

 

Multifamily Building:

Please email Robert for pricing!

 

Questions? Please reach out to zerowaste@impactearthinc.org we're happy to help!

 

Looking to sign up for Residential Pick Up Service? 

Call or email us for more information or to sign up!