VDOT Sees Potential in Roadkill as CompostVDOT Sees Potential in Roadkill as Compost
January 7, 2015
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?