About Us

How We Work

Our goal is to help divert as much food waste from landfills and incinerators as possible. That means, designing a scalable model that can accommodate a high volume of food waste while allowing us to operate efficiently and sustainably.

To achieve this, we’ve chosen to work with anaerobic digestion facilities, such as Trenton Renewables in Trenton, NJ. 

The facility’s relatively small footprint, proximity to major population centers and ability to accept all types of food waste, including packaging, make it an obvious choice as we work with households, businesses and municipalities to divert their food waste. 

Anaerobic digestion is one of the EPA’s most preferred methods for processing food waste and supplies us with both renewable energy and compost!


Clients We Service

The Numbers Speak for Themselves

41 million

Tons of food waste produced by Americans in 2017


Food waste collected for compost

76.3 billion

Pounds of food waste sent to American landfills

*Above figures provided by EPA.gov

Food Scrap Fixes


We provide affordable food waste management services to businesses, households, institutions and municipalities.

For households, simply sign up through our website, select a plan and login to your new customer account.

Larger scale generators can use our ‘Request a Quote’ option to receive customized pricing!

Our Services

Our Service Offerings

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Residential Pickups

Weekly ($40/mo) | Bi-weekly ($30/mo)

How it works…

  1. Fill your 5-gallon bucket with food scraps (see guide)
  2. Place your bucket outside the door on your pick up day (every week or every other week for bi-weekly)
  3. Sit back, relax, and pat yourself on the back for being a good human!

What’s included…

  • One, 1.5 gal odor proof compost caddy (optional)
  • One, 5 gal Green Bucket Compost bin
  • Compost guide
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Commercial toter service

Do you operate a hotel, restaurant, or school? Green Bucket Compost wants to work with you! We offer custom rate service options for larger scale food waste generators. Please email [email protected] for more information.

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Municipal drop offs and residential curbside

Centralized and Residential Curbside

Centralized Collection Points

GBC will set up 32, or 64 gallon wheeled bins for residential food scrap drop offs.

Help your town reach its sustainability goals and give residents the chance to divert their food waste.

Residential Curbside Collection

GBC can work with your town or city to offer curbside food scrap collection services.

We’re happy to negotiate discounted rates when 50 or more households register.

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One time pickup for events

Interested in hosting a more sustainable event? We offer flat rate options for food scrap collection at in-person events! As we adjust to a new normal, let’s make sustainability front and center.

Types of events include:

Weddings, anniversary parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s, quinceañeras, industry conferences (with meals provided), etc.

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Residential Service Areas

  • Cranford

  • Fanwood

  • Garwood

  • Hoboken

  • Jersey City

  • Maplewood

  • Millburn

  • Netherwood (Plfd)

  • Rahway

  • Scotch Plains

  • Summit

  • Union

  • Westfield

Commercial Service Areas

  • Bergen County

  • Essex County

  • Hudson County

  • Mercer County

  • Middlesex County

  • Moris County

  • Somerset County

  • Union County

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Meet the Team

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Isaiah Green

Founder, CEO

A New Jersey native and lifelong compost fanatic, Isaiah graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2017 and spent three years in the wealth management industry before launching Green Bucket Compost.

“I started this business because I wanted to help everyone live a more sustainable life. We can’t all buy electric cars or install solar panels, but we can reduce our waste by separating organics at their source.”