About

We are a worker-owned organic waste removal service available to Northeast Ohio businesses, schools, and institutions. Our mission is to create wealth from waste through the conversion of waste food into value added products.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some typical questions that we get about composting and our services.

How Frequently Can I Have My Compost Picked Up

Rust Belt Riders aims to service your business in a timely fashion. While most clients are serviced once a week some larger volume clients might need service more often. Service frequency is customizable and flexible to meet your business needs.

What happens when I sign up?

Every client will initially receive a waste audit to determine the frequency of service that will be needed as well as training of all key staff personnel. After one week, or a full container, we will establish an agreement to move forward. All wasted food collected will be used to advance local food systems here in Northeast Ohio!

Will Rust Belt Riders Composting Provide Services for Commercial Businesses?

Yes! In fact, we only accept commercial clients at this time. We are on a mission to end food waste, our best bet at accomplishing this bold goal is to partner with great companies who care deeply about their community and our planet.

How Will Rust Belt Riders Pick Up My Food Waste?

The rumors are true, Rust Belt Riders has moved to using vehicles. This change has allowed us to make a more significant impact, service a wider range of clients, and deepen our commitment to supporting a wide range of agricultural practices. All clents will receive clean containers commensurate with the volume of compostable materials being produced.

What can I expect by working with Rust Belt Riders?

By enrolling in Rust Belt Riders service you can expect professional, clean, and prompt service that will make you question why you weren't managing your food waste sooner. Our innovative logistics and data tracking system will allow you to measure your environmantal and social impact all with the ease of traditional waste hauling services.

Does Rust Belt Riders sell compost?

No, Rust Belt Riders does not sell compost. We partner with facilities to process and manage all food waste that we collect. If you are interested in purchasing finished compost, however, we can help you!