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Stef Talks Trash

Episode 3: Rust Belt Riders Helps Cleveland Grow

The statistic has been repeated many times: 40% of food in the United States goes to waste. But what is being done to divert this food away from landfills?

In this episode of Stef Talks Trash, Editorial Director Stefanie Valentic speaks with Dan Brown, co-founder of Rust Belt Riders in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 2014, Rust Belt Riders hauls food scrap away from landfills in the city and takes it to the company's composting facility. 

The end product is a nutrient-rich soil that "combats food waste, fights climate change and supports the radical effort of growing your own food," according to Tilth's website.

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