09/13/2010

Laying the Foundation to Your Composting Program

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Laying the Foundation to Your Composting Program

What do lawn clippings, a coffee filter, and a banana peel have in common? They're all compostable. According to the US Composting Council (USCC), upwards of 162 million tons of organic material go into our landfills each year.

Composting takes what we see as waste and turns it into a resource, putting carbon back into the ground instead of the air. For facility professionals who want to boost their waste management practices, composting takes recycling to a whole new level.

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September 13, 2010
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