Attleboro, Mass. is working with a local company to repurpose local food scraps for composting.

April 4, 2024

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Attleboro, Mass. is working with a local company to repurpose local food scraps for composting.

The city is working with Black Earth Compost, according to Solid Waste Manager Cheryl Perry, and was provided with two bins from the company to collect organic, biodegradable waste.

Black Earth Compost started in Gloucester in 2011 and has grown to collect food scraps from residents, schools, and other groups in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. The next step for the city is to offer curbside pickup options in the future which residents can pre-register for the service for free.

So far, over 200 people have pre-registered for the service. Black Earth Compost will start doing curbside pickup along with having the drop-off location.

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