24/7 Food Scrap Dump Locations

Drop off your food waste at one of our locations - for free (no convenient bucket included!).

Location 1:

4th Avenue Food Park

409 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Behind the dumpsters, bin labeled “COMPOST”

Location 2:

The Afternoon Restaurant

231 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 By the dumpsters, bin labeled “COMPOST”


Only permitted food types allowed. 

Absolutely NO meat, bones, fish, diapers, pet waste, metal, glass, plastic, chemicals, vacuum or dryer lint, rocks, lumber, logs, pills, medications, cleaning wipes, or cleaning chemicals.

See full list here.