Fun with Composting

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by Casey Furlong, MSW Professional

Put yourself in the shoes of a community administrator about to tackle the goal of increasing waste diversion from the landfill. Food scraps are part of the evaluation. The easy solution – composting!

In your community, you’re already managing landscape waste that way, so the infrastructure is in place to harmlessly turn organics into dirt. (And if it isn’t, building a flat composting pad takes relatively minimal time and capital.) Good. Done.

 As an administrator, you are about to take the first step of a familiar “5 stage” journey in coming to terms with the reality of establishing your food scrap composting program:

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