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Customer Story: Courthouse Plaza

Customer Story: Courthouse Plaza

By: Sara Mack, Marketing Manager For many, the decision to compost is an individual act designed to decrease one’s carbon footprint. Although individual actions are incredibly important when it comes to banding together to reduce the impacts of environmental degradation and climate change, Courthouse Plaza resident Marissa O’Neill sought an even bigger positive impact when she began her mission to…

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Compost Crew’s 2021 Forecast

Compost Crew’s 2021 Forecast

By Ben Parry, CEO As 2021 gathers steam, Compost Crew has rolled out some ambitious growth plans for our team.  We are excited to build on our momentum from 2020, when we posted our best year ever, despite the headwinds caused by COVID-19.  Read on for a preview of a few of the things that 2021 holds for our company.…

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Compost Crew comes to Ellicott City!

Compost Crew comes to Ellicott City!

by Kathleen Turk, Organic Solutions Associate Compost Crew was started nearly 10 years ago in Montgomery County.  We have grown over the years to serve the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.  Maryland is our home and we’re always looking for ways to help more homes in the Free State keep their food scraps out of the landfill.  We’re excited…

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Compost Crew now serving Reston residents!

Compost Crew now serving Reston residents!

by Sarah Cedro, Residential Composting Analyst Compost Crew is a small company, but our mission is big. Our goal is to eliminate food waste from landfills, so there’s no time to rest. We are continuously expanding, making it easier for people throughout the DMV to compost their organic waste.  We’re excited to announce that Compost Crew has begun serving homes…

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Don’t Just Talk. Act Against Racism and Hate.

by Ben Parry, CEO Compost Crew employs 21 people, 60% of whom are black.  80% of our drivers – the heart and soul of our food scrap collection operation – are black.   In normal times I would not find it important to report these numbers.  I mention it now because I want to raise a few topics, in light…

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Introducing the Compost Crew blog

Introducing the Compost Crew blog

by Dan Israel, Head of Marketing Compost Crew has grown a lot as a company over the past year.  We’re now on the road seven days a week, with seven trucks serving our nearly 5,000 customers in the DMV region from Baltimore to Woodbridge, Va. and from Reston, Va. to Bowie, Md. ‒ and everywhere in between.  We have a…

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