Composting

Customer Story: Baltimore Community Fridge

Customer Story: Baltimore Community Fridge

by Sara Mack, Marketing Manager Community fridges exist in cities around the United States, but until recently Baltimore was missing its own iteration. This week I spoke with the founders of Baltimore’s first community fridge program to learn more about their work, their dedication to sustainability, and how community members can support the cause!  Community fridges are outdoor refrigerators, often…

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Taking on climate issues, one step at a time

Taking on climate issues, one step at a time

by Bella Dastvan, Organic Solutions Representative Climate anxiety is a common issue in Generation Z. Topics like climate change, pollution, food waste, and social and environmental justice are very complex and do not have simple answers.  When there are solutions, corporations and bureaucratic structures can slow down the pursuit of social and environmental justice. It’s like a large entangled web…

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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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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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