After investing in a new transfer station, King County, Wash., has gone from zero diversion to 3,658 tons in the first 10 months of 2018.
Although not many waste operations are currently co-locating AD and compost, some are looking into it, recognizing the potential benefits.
Residents and businesses can and often do change the minds of local officials. Here’s a look at one man’s civil complaint against the city of Minneapolis.
Food scraps account for about a third of all garbage in the city, though composting is hardly making dramatic progress, The New York Times reports.
New Yorkers have yet to make the commitment to separate their organic waste, which comprises a third of the trash that ends up in landfills.
Approximately 12,000 tons of organic material is collected at curbside each year in the city.
Findings released by SWANA's Applied Research Foundation examines how Charlotte, N.C., explores new yard waste collection options.