Monthly Archives: September 2020

There’s a new compost facility in Virginia!

There’s a new compost facility in Virginia!

by Ben Parry, CEO The Greater Washington D.C. region produces approximately 700,000 tons of food waste annually – more than the weight of every Boeing 747 ever built.  Only a fraction of that gets composted or recycled in any way.  The region has few composting facilities that accept food scraps, which over time could limit our ability to divert food…

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Composting or Anaerobic Digestion?

Composting or Anaerobic Digestion?

By Ben Parry, CEO In a recent article in The Spinoff, Kate Walmsley, a community composter in New Zealand, wrote an article headlined “Why industrial anaerobic digestion is not the answer to food waste.”   In the article, she provides a number of arguments to support her case that composting is a vastly superior solution for disposing of food scraps.…

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