zero-waste school

Jie Ming is working to become a zero-waste school. Your events can be zero waste, too.

Compostable Everything

“Compostable Everything” is easy & the right thing to do for your family, school, community, and the planet.

plates, bowls, cups, utensils, napkins, and compostable plastic bags.

How to get compostable party supplies

  1. Options for placing your order
    1. google form (send check to school payable to: Jie Ming PTA)
    2. on-line store-front (pay with credit card)
  2. Allow one week for delivery to school
  3. Pick up order from PTA room at Jie Ming

Call Michael Stoick with questions: 651-263-8418

Hosting a zero waste event is easy

  • Get your supplies.
  • Throw your party.
  • Collect your organics in a compostable bag.
  • Drop it off at the compost site closest to you.


This program form is help Jie Ming move towards zero waste by making it easy for teachers, parents, and staff to order compostable plates, cups and utensils for school activities.

Jie Ming and Macalester Plymouth United Church buys these product by the case and makes it available for you to make your next meeting, picnic, or party zero waste.

“Compostable Everything” is easy & the right thing to do for your family, school, community, and the planet.

The PTA provides these compostable products to teachers and school events for free just put in an order so we know what products you need. Parents can order compostable dishware from Jie Ming for the same or less than what it costs online or at Costco to support Jie Ming's zero waste school program and help provide teachers with compostable products for school activities.

Once your order is filled you can pick them up from the PTA room or arrange to send your order home with your child.

Please try to order your compostable products at least a week in advance.

If you have any questions or need a last minute order call or text Michael Stoick, 651-263-8418

You can pay for your order by making a donation to the PTA by dropping a check off at the office made out to Jie Ming PTA or use the online payment option on Konstella, or the school website

Additional donations help Jie Ming's PTA provide compostable products to teachers for school events and activities.

Once you have your compostable products, simply collect your used compostable dishware along with any food and napkins in the school's green organics bins or in a green compostable bag that you can order. Drop your green bag of compostable organics off at any Ramsey County Drop Off Location. Or in the school “Organics Only” dumpster.

Compostable Everything is a non-profit program of Macalester Plymouth United Church with the sole purpose of promoting the use of certified compostable products at parties and events away from home. Going zero waste is a great way to become a sustainable part of the ecosystems in which we live.