Organics / Yard Waste

New Organics Recycling Program is Here!

CR&R and the City of Hemet now offer Organics Recycling. Effective immediately you are now allowed to recycle your kitchen food scraps (PDF) by adding them to your existing yard waste collection cart.

Organics = Yard Waste & Kitchen Scraps

Yard Waste

Grass Clippings
Leaves
Weeds
Pruning
Flowers

Kitchen Food Scraps

Fruit
Bread
Fish
Meat
Vegetables
Dairy
FOG (Fats, Oil, Grease)
Compostable Bags (no plastic bags please)

Kitchen Food Scrap Pail

Kitchen Food Scrap Pails (PDF) are available at the City of Hemet Corporation Yard, located at 3777 Industrial Avenue The first pail is "free" of charge and there is a nominal charge for additional pails. Please collect food scraps in your CR&R provided pail and then empty the contents into your Green Organics Cart for curbside collection.