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Cleaner Loads: Clothing, Textiles & Dryer Lint

Cleaner Loads: Clothing, Textiles & Dryer Lint

Trends come and go and kids outgrow their clothes at the blink of an eye. This surplus of unwanted articles of clothing can make it difficult to know how to dispose of these items properly, especially when affordable clothing tends to be made of synthetic materials. What’s the difference between synthetic fibers and natural fibers? Natural fibers are derived from…

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Community Program Spotlight: Shoshana Sommer

Community Program Spotlight: Shoshana Sommer

Edited by: Sarah Cedro, Residential Composting Analyst Compost Crew’s community programs offer discounted rates when groups of residents within a designated area sign up for our service.  In today’s spotlight we sat down with Shoshana Sommer, an Eckington resident.  Since Shoshana became a community champion in March, she’s helped to get many of her neighbors composting, which has meant lower…

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Community Food Scrap Drop-Off Bins: A New Frontier

Community Food Scrap Drop-Off Bins: A New Frontier

By: Sara Mack; Marketing Manager Last week, we launched our new food scrap drop-off subscription. Like our residential curbside pick-up service, this option is designed for local residents interested in diverting their food waste from landfills. This being said, the drop-off option is intended to make composting more affordable in order to increase access to composting in the DMV area.…

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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…

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Community Program Spotlight: Xin Yuen

Community Program Spotlight: Xin Yuen

Edited by: Sarah Cedro, Residential Composting Analyst Compost Crew’s community programs offer discounted rates for residents in a designated area.  Today we are featuring Xin Yuen, who lives in Silver Spring.  Xin is a wonderful example of how one person can inspire many others to take action. She started spreading the word in late February and within three weeks her…

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National Learn About Compost Day

National Learn About Compost Day

Did you know May 29th is National Learn About Compost Day? At Compost Crew, we’re celebrating by gearing up for a webinar for school-age children that will focus on the benefits of composting, and how the process works. The webinar will be held on June 7th — add it to your calendar now, and be sure to stay tuned for…

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