Frequently Asked Questions

The Answers You Need

What if I forget to put out my bucket on pickup day?

Life happens! Just give us a call at 970.420.7453 or email us and we'll be more than happy to come pick it up the next day.









How do we find out if you service my area?

At Rocky Mountain Composting we want to get as much of the Jefferson County, Front-Range community involved in composting as possible. We have  expanded into other areas along the Front-range. To see if we service your area, view our service area map »

As a customer, do I receive compost back?

As a customer of Rocky Mountain Composting you will have the ability to purchase compost at a discounted rate.  You as a customer are helping to create this wonderful product so we feel you should have a chance to complete the cycle and introduce this compost back into your property, at a discounted rate.  Compost is only available to monthly customers.

What can I compost?

See our compostable items list below,
as well as what NOT to compost:

Yes and No’s of Composting

Yes, please compost:


Food scraps, including meats, dairy, breads

Cooked foods, fruits, vegetables

Egg shells and cartons, dead flowers

Coffee grounds and filters, tea bags

Paper napkins, paper towels

Paper towel and TP rolls, newspaper

Paperboard, Pizza boxes

Brown paper bags, hair, nails

Leaves, garden pruning’s, grass clippings

Small branches up to 3 inches in diameter

Cow, horse, and, chicken manure

Please do not


Plastics, of any kind, straws, lids,

Metals, foil, treated wood

Diapers, human, dog, or cat poo
Cat litter, diseased plants

Glossy, heavily dyed paper

Plastic bags

Dryer lint

Frozen/refrigerated paperboard

Arvada, CO United States 80002

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4 • Saturday 9-Noon • Closed Sunday

We are a Colorado Curbside Composting Pickup Service Company Serving Neighborhoods in:
Denver County • Arvada • Wheat Ridge • Lakewood • Golden • Westminster • Edgewater

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