March 12, 2015
It's been more than two months since composting became mandatory in Seattle, and the city says the majority of customers are getting it right. Warnings have been issued to some who are not compost savvy.
Eventually those warnings could turn into fines, but the city is hoping increased education will help everyone get on board. Justin Maltry at Seattle Tilth says it's a practice they are passionate about.
"You start gardening and you start digging in the soil. It's addictive," Maltry said.
Tilth is trying to spread that addiction city-wide by teaching the proper way to scrap your scraps.