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Composting: A Financially Viable Alternative to RecyclingComposting: A Financially Viable Alternative to Recycling

In the face of volatile economic conditions affecting the recycling industry, exploring alternative waste management solutions like composting offers stability and resilience. Composting, which converts organic waste into valuable compost used in agriculture and landscaping, provides consistent demand and local market resilience, mitigating the financial uncertainties associated with recycling. This approach not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions and enhances soil quality but also creates sustainable economic opportunities, positioning municipalities for more stable waste management practices amid global environmental challenges.

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