Garden State Composting: COMPOSTABLES

A list of items that can be composted ...
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Almost half the materials Americans discard – food scraps, yard trimmings, and soiled paper – are compostable. While 58% of ...
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The State of Organics Recovery in Michigan: Priorities & Recommendations

The State has long recognized the value of diverting organic material from landfill disposal. A 1990 amendment to the Solid ...
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Food Scrap Composting Challenges and Solutions in Illinois Report

The Illinois Food Scrap Coalition (IFSC) – with over 150 organizational and individual members (see Appendix A) – was formed ...
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New Jersey Food Waste Recycling Law FAQ and Guidance

The New Jersey Food Waste Recycling Law requires businesses that generate a large amount of food waste to separate and ...
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NJ Food Waste Recycling Act (A2371/S865) signed into Law April 14, 2020

New Jerseyans send 1.3 million tons of food waste to landfills and incinerators annually, wasting resources and creating greenhouse gases ...
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More Funds for Growing Waste Export Budget and Organic Processing Capacity March 2020

The Department of Sanitation opened its fourth new marine transfer station (MTS) in Manhattan’s Yorkville neighborhood. All four MTS facilities—Yorkville, ...
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Community Composting Done Right – ILSR

Community composting plays a vital role in promoting composting at all scales. Because operations are often sited locally, they provide ...
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Austin Organics Collection Pilot Presentation

Organics Collection Pilot Program - 6 month update ...
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Austin Resource Recovery Letter – Organics

Memo in response to ZWAC's inquiry regarding the management of collected organic materials within city department contracts. It highlights consolidation ...
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The NRC's Policy Document #26 - Composting. It goes over the rationale of the word, and where the organization stands ...
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Job Benefits of Zero Waste

The study shows that the solid waste hierarchy, repair and reuse create more local jobs than landfilling and incineration do ...
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Do Energy Efficiency Strategies Outperform Recycling in GHG Mitigation and Job Creation?

Author: SERA This paper challenges the apparent hierarchy for GHG sources and shines compelling light on the currently undervalued role ...
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