Crown Town Compost

Closing the loop in the queen city



We are a bike-powered company that's diverting residential and commercial food waste from landfills in Charlotte, NC.

With the help of specially-designed trailers, our team bikes around the Queen City to collect food waste from homes and businesses. Our mission is to reduce the amount of waste we send to our landfills, ultimately making it easier for Charlotteans to live and operate more sustainably.

Instead of sending food waste to landfills, we work with local, professional composters to turn it into nutrient-rich soils.


Is Crown Town Compost in my neighborhood?


Can't wait for pick-up?

If we're not currently serving your neighborhood and you don't want to wait to start diverting your food waste, that rocks.

With Community Compost Days, we can start today.

 Each Saturday, from 9:00 - 11:00 AM at the Atherton Farmer's Market, we accept household food waste for composting.

$10 per month

Sign up ahead of time and receive a Crown Town Compost bucket to store your household food waste, and drop it off each week to be emptied and cleaned.


We currently pick up from homes in neighborhoods near Uptown Charlotte including

  • Dilworth
  • Plaza Midwood
  • Elizabeth
  • Chantilly
  • Cherry
  • NoDa
  • 1st Ward
  • Wilmore
  • Villa Heights
  • Belmont Neighborhood
  • Optimist Park
  • Commonwealth-Morningside
  • SouthEnd
  • Briarcreek

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Apartment Communities

Apartment service may be an option, but must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. To see if your apartment is eligible, please contact us.

Atherton Farmer's Market

On Saturday mornings, we also have Community Compost Days where you can drop off your household food waste at the Atherton Farmer's Market!


Our Partners

These businesses are leading the way in closing the loop on food waste in the Queen City.