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VDOT Sees Potential in Roadkill as Compost

VDOT Sees Potential in Roadkill as Compost

Introducing the latest trend in getting rid of roadkill: Compost. It's so hot right now.

The Virginia Department of Transportation has harnessed the power of accelerated decomposition and the odor-suppressing wonders of sawdust to turn its highway carcasses into plant food.

Some were skeptical. VDOT collects as many as 55,000 dead deer a year. Could compost bins keep up - without raising a stink?

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