Organics separation helps reduce methane

GUEST OPINION /// Food waste disposal

Changing habits is never easy. For many, the concept of saving organic waste such as food scraps and dumping them in our green yard waste bins has carried a “yuck” factor, but once we adjust, we will never feel comfortable dumping them in our gray trash bins again. Education and outreach are critical to our success.
Let’s start with the basics.
The state is mandating our food waste disposal because of the connection between organics collection and greenhouse gas accumulation. The decomposition o...

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