Commercial

DC’s Determination to Reduce Food Waste Will Reach More Local Businesses in 2024

DC’s Determination to Reduce Food Waste Will Reach More Local Businesses in 2024

The District of Columbia has over 700,000 residents and an average of 414 tons of food waste that would be sent to landfills, per year, if not for a refuse disposal option. The city recently passed a law that tackles the many ways in which schools, businesses and organizations can combat food waste in the district. This includes purchasing wisely,…

Read more

Blue Henry Slices their Waste in Half

Blue Henry Slices their Waste in Half

Detroit-born, Adrienne Walker, is the owner and operator of Blue Henry, a local Maryland company that makes cocktail ingredients. This growing business recently marked its five-year anniversary on its mission to offer simple, fun and sustainable products to its customers. Walking into their Capitol Heights location, you are hit with a pleasant aroma that radiates from fruit being prepped for…

Read more

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…

Read more

Commercial composting: what’s in it for your business? 

Commercial composting: what’s in it for your business? 

By: Rita Bernert, Senior Sales Representative Just like residences, businesses generate a lot of organic waste (actually, even more!). During my time working in the waste industry over the past 8 years, I’ve realized many business owners do not fully consider their options for waste removal, especially when landfilling their waste is the option they are most familiar with. Even…

Read more