Coffee Filters Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Recycle in Your Bluebox Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Coffee Filters Plain paper coffee filters can go in your backyard compost bin. Plastic, cloth, or plastic-coated coffee filters go into the garbage. To reduce waste, consider buying reusable coffee filters, such as natural fiber filters, or use a french press. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL Reusing an item is always one of the best options when considering disposal of an item. This item may be managed on site with a standard backyard composter and/or food digester. This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program.