“Table to Farm” – Schmelly’s has composted over 5,000,000 pounds of food scraps, helping New Orleans close the loop on food waste.

Residential Compost Pickup

Save your scraps! Schmelly’s will pick ’em up & you’ll get fresh finished compost twice a year. We’re currently accepting applications for all areas in the Greater New Orleans region.

Business Compost Pickup

Since 2014, we’ve reliably picked up New Orleans’ food scraps, transforming them into farm food: nutrient-rich compost used by urban farmers & gardeners.

Event Compost Service

From weddings to music festivals to the college football playoffs, we do it all. Let us know how we can help you make your event Zero Waste!


Need to reach us? email dirt(at)schmellys(dot)com