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City of Tucson Expands is Composting Program

Article-City of Tucson Expands is Composting Program

It is International Compost Awareness Week and the City of Tucson is expanding its pilot composting program. 

What began as a pilot program will now expand to a regular service that will involve more grocery stores, restaurants, food service businesses and other commercial customers in Tucson, according to a recent release. 

More than 80 percent of what goes into Tucson's landfills is compostable or recyclable, according to Tucson's Environmental Services Department, this also means that 50 percent of food that is thrown out is also compostable. 

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