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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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Composting or Anaerobic Digestion?

Composting or Anaerobic Digestion?

By Ben Parry, CEO In a recent article in The Spinoff, Kate Walmsley, a community composter in New Zealand, wrote an article headlined “Why industrial anaerobic digestion is not the answer to food waste.”   In the article, she provides a number of arguments to support her case that composting is a vastly superior solution for disposing of food scraps.…

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