Robert Klee

Bridgewater composting pilot shows how it works
1:51 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Conn. community tries recycling food waste

Chef Damian Krieg at the Village Store in Bridgewater, Connecticut now puts food wast in a compost heap.
Credit Jan Ellen Spiegel

Connecticut has struggled for years to cut its amount of trash by increasing recycling. It turns out food waste and other organics account for the single biggest category of trash and about a third of the waste stream. Finding new ways to deal with food waste has been a slow go – but that might be changing.

(Read Jan Ellen Spiegel's story in the Connecticut Mirror on the the composting pilot here).

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