Composting / Recycling Consumer Waste / Rainwater

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Composting Resources

Break It Down
Specializing in providing composting and recycling services for local Austin businesses. Ready to reduce waste at your business or office?! Contact us today to get started!

City of Austin- Composting
City of Austin's resources for composting. Join their Home Compost Rebate Challenge!

Ecology Action
707 E 9th St

Soil fertility products and services.
12002-B Highway 290 West

Green Bucket Composting
Austin's Solution to Urban Composting!
A great way for apartment dwellers and people without a yard to be able to recycle their food waste.  We pick up your vegetative compostable waste and recycle it into wonderful earth nourishing compost. Every week we come to you to pick up your scraps.

GreenThumb Compost
At GreenThumb, we value individual needs and desires. One principal that we stand for is that every family is different. We strive to give you what you want at an affordable rate. Now you can compost at home without all the rodents and smells in your backyard (not to mention that danged heat!!)

Ground to Ground
A city-wide campaign putting nutrient-rich spent coffee grounds back to work in our yards, farms, and gardens. Free buckets of grounds provided to community members at participating businesses
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Resources on package-free and zero-waste living.
2610 Manor Road

JV Environmental Services
Located on 84 acres of land in southeast Austin. Recycles food waste, paper, magazines, junk mail, eggs, feathers, beer, milk, cheese, brush, sod, etc. and turns them into compost and other nutrient rich soils that they then supply to landscapers.
3600 FM 973 North

Microbial Earth
A local company dedicated to our Central Texas community.
Compost Systems (Indoors and Outdoors), Landscape Products, Landscape Services, Organic Household Products
405 Academy

Organics By Gosh
Making custom blends of soils, mulch and compost using organic and/or recycled materials in Austin since 1970. 
13602 FM 969
mobile: 512-771-3759 (Mo)  512-228-0874 (Jason)
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Restaurant Recyclers
Recycling plastic, glass, office paper, aluminum, tin, cardboard and food waste for all food service establishments
4505 Hoffman Drive

Texas Disposal
Composting and Recycling for residential, commercial and industrial customers. 

The Natural Gardener
garden shop, nursery and teaching facility dedicated to promoting organic, time-tested gardening practices
8648 Old Bee Caves Rd


Your Compost Resource


Permaculture Resources

About Permaculture

Austin Permaculture Guild


Rainwater Harvesting

City of Austin- Rainwater Harvesting Rebates

Green Building Solutions and Sustainable Sources

Innovative Water Solutions

Online Rainwater Harvesting Community



Austin Wood Recycling
large scale on-site land clearing and mulching
4950 FM 1431, Leander

City of Austin Solid Waste Services
Information on Austin's recycling and trash services

Austin's downtown recycling center
707 E 9th St

State of Texas Alliance for Recycling

Vintage Material Supply Company
Woodworking with reclaimed vintage limber and tumber.
730 Shady Lane
Austin, Texas 78702
(512) 386-6404


Soil Test Services

Texas Plant and Soil Lab