Category: Composting

Let’s Talk Trash
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Let’s Talk Trash

 It is clear, and common sense tells us, that our present way of dealing with solid waste is unsustainable. We Americans produce anywhere from 2 to 5 pounds of waste per person per day. Let’s assume we are doing a decent job of recycling (and that the Chinese start to take our plastics again), and...

Expanding Composting in York
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Expanding Composting in York

Did you know that food scraps make up at least 50% of the garbage picked up at curbside in York? These food scraps go into a landfill or are incinerated. Either disposal method generates high levels of greenhouse gases, including methane and carbon dioxide, the great culprits behind climate change. Faced with the worldwide effects...