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Composting Report

 

Many local governments are considering implementing residential collection of organics or expanding existing programs, either by volume or types of material collected. Typical reasons cited are to increase the overall waste diversion rate from landfilling or incineration, or to address specific concerns about impacts of disposal, notably global warming. Read more...

 

Composting Summary

 

As waste diversion and climate change issues increase in importance, many local govern- ments are implementing residential collection of organics or expanding existing programs, either by volume or types of material collected. Existing yard waste collection programs are being expanded to collect food waste which accounts for over 20% of municipal solid waste disposed of in landfills. Read more...

Last Updated on Friday, 12 August 2011 14:53
 
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