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Compost Back

Compost Back

Getting finished compost is easier than ever! About Compost Back At Compost Crew we are committed to promoting sustainability, making it easier for you to reduce waste and enrich local soils. For as long as we have been in business, our residential customers have had the option to receive finished compost periodically, to use in their gardens, landscaping projects or…

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Compost Outposts: Fairfax

Compost Outposts: Fairfax

“We completed our 4th Compost Outpost in Fairfax County! This Outpost is an excellent illustration of how distributed composting can work for communities.  We will be collecting food scraps from the County’s food scrap drop-off program and municipal buildings and making compost right at the I-66 Transfer Station.” – Ben Parry, Compost Crew CEO On April 5th, Fairfax County held…

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Composting: the ultimate form of recycling

Composting: the ultimate form of recycling

by Dan Israel, SVP of Growth Plastic recycling has been in the news recently, and it’s not positive coverage.  Although recycling bins are present in the majority of homes across the country, research from the groups Beyond Plastics and the Last Beach Cleanup estimate that Americans recycled just six percent of their plastics in 2021, which is a drop from…

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Compost Crew’s 2021 Forecast

Compost Crew’s 2021 Forecast

By Ben Parry, CEO As 2021 gathers steam, Compost Crew has rolled out some ambitious growth plans for our team.  We are excited to build on our momentum from 2020, when we posted our best year ever, despite the headwinds caused by COVID-19.  Read on for a preview of a few of the things that 2021 holds for our company.…

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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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