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FAQs Explained: Where do my food scraps actually go? 

FAQs Explained: Where do my food scraps actually go? 

By: Thomas Fazio, Organics Solutions Manager If you’re composting with Compost Crew, you know your food scraps are being collected and transformed into nutrient-rich soil amendment. But where does that process take place? In years past, Compost Crew brought 100% of our residential customers’ food scraps to commercial facilities in the DMV. Many of our routes continue to go to…

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Do’s and Don’ts: Using Finished Compost on your Houseplants 

Do’s and Don’ts: Using Finished Compost on your Houseplants 

By: Sara Mack, Marketing Manager As we wrap up our Fall Compost Back program, we know that heading into September many of our subscribers may be spending less time preparing your vegetable garden than you do during our Spring rotation. Even without a garden, though, there are still plenty of ways to get the most out of your finished compost…

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Summer time, and the composting’s easy…

Summer time, and the composting’s easy…

By: Sara Mack, Marketing Manager As we approach the solstice, our team at Compost Crew is so excited for summer to officially begin. This being said, composting in the warmer months can be associated with some unique challenges. Even though composting doesn’t lead to more pests or smells than “traditional” waste management strategies, it’s not necessarily butterflies and rainbows all…

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How to make your summer plans #ZeroWaste

How to make your summer plans #ZeroWaste

By: Sara Mack, Marketing Manager After a week of 80 degree days, it’s hard to deny that summer is on the way. We can’t wait to spend time outdoors this summer, but it can sometimes be difficult to plan day trips or other adventures  that won’t create unnecessary food or single use waste.  It is important that when you’re making…

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