Waste360 is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know

Minneapolis’ Curbside Organics Program Collects 6,000 Tons Annually

Article-Minneapolis’ Curbside Organics Program Collects 6,000 Tons Annually

Getty Images compost

While the majority of Minneapolis' residential garbage ends up at an incincerator, its curbside composting program has been working to reduce food scraps going to landfill.

First rolled out in 2016, the program diverts 6,000 lbs. of waste annually. Between 20-30 new households opt-in to curbside composting each week. The waste is sent to only one of two composting facilities in the state.

Read more about the program here.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.