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Composting and Organic Waste Management – the future of garbage collection.

California is striving for what it calls “net zero” by 2025. this is the concept of not only reducing their carbon footprint but reducing it to less than zero, going negative. A big part of this push is with management of organic waste.

Currently in the US 97.5% of food waste is disposed of with the regular garbage and ends up in landfills. The food waste in landfills then produces methane which is a huge contributor to global warning.

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Removing the food waste before the landfill and diverting to a composting station enables a) the methane to be collected and turned into electricity and b) the compost to be used as a natural fertilizer for crops. This process is seen as a huge part of going “net zero”.

Where California leads the rest of the country is rarely far behind. Tell us your composting story below.

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