Tag: community

Compost Outposts: Butler’s Orchard

Compost Outposts: Butler’s Orchard

Butler’s Orchard is what family is all about. Owned and operated by the Butler family for three generations, with a passion for horticulture, the farm has expanded through the years. Butler’s Orchard is planted on over 300 acres of land in Germantown, MD.  The orchard grows more than 25 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers and trees and offers many family…

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Giving Back this December

Giving Back this December

And, just like that, 2021 is almost over!  To celebrate the holiday season this year, our team at Compost Crew will be giving back to our community here in the DMV.  For each new customer who signs up in December, we will make a donation to a local charity working to fight food insecurity.  These organizations help fight food waste…

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Community Program Spotlight: Lisa White

Community Program Spotlight: Lisa White

Compost Crew’s community programs offer discounted rates for residents in a designated area.  Today’s spotlight focuses on Lisa White, who has been a Compost Crew customer since October of this year.  Lisa’s efforts to spread the word about composting around the neighborhood of Forest Estates in DC demonstrate how one person can scale their impact in helping to reduce food…

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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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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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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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