Tabletop Composting Machines Don’t Compost
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Tabletop Composting Machines Don’t Compost

In recent years, small electric “composting” machines marketed for home use have grown in popularity. These devices promise to quickly transform food scraps, yard waste, and other compostable materials into usable compost right on your countertop. However, sustainability advocates point out that the end product of these machines is not true compost. Composting is the…

Case Studies in Community Composting
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Case Studies in Community Composting

Join us for a deep dive into community composting! Hear firsthand from eco-heroes Dan Brown and Marvin Hayes as they share their innovative strategies in our “Case Studies in Community Composting” virtual meeting on January 2024 at 10 am Pacific. Don’t miss out on the insights that are shaping the future of organics diversion and…

Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!
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Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!

There are cities and towns that separately already have landfill diversion above 50%. However, most municipalities in the United States have not yet met this diversion goal. The easiest way to meet this goal for most municipalities? Divert all compostable organics out of the landfill. Why? Because organics comprise about half of what goes into…