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Compost Fellow Spotlight: Mina Bahadori

Compost Fellow Spotlight: Mina Bahadori

To recognize the talented Crew members involved with our Composting Fellowship program, we’re sitting down with past and present participants in the program. You can read the first installment of this series spotlighting Brian Campos here.  The Compost Crew Fellowship offers hands-on experience and training in composting operations provided by a MDA Certified Compost Facility Operator. Today we’re spotlighting Mina…

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Compostable Plastic Consumer Guide

Compostable Plastic Consumer Guide

Compostable plastics are a step in the right direction when it comes to reducing single-use plastics, but choosing the “right” compostable plastic when you’re at a restaurant or in the grocery store can be overwhelming. How to shop for compostable plastic Because products are being marketed as sustainable using several buzzwords, it can be difficult to understand exactly what you’re…

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Our Thoughts on Phasing out Compostable Liners

Our Thoughts on Phasing out Compostable Liners

By: Kristie Blumer, Organic Solutions Sr. Manager It’s undeniable: the use of kitchen caddies and kitchen caddy liners has helped so many families give food scrap recycling a try for the first time. For that reason alone, they definitely deserve a place in the community composting sphere. The real question, however, is whether or not liners really make a substantial…

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