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Governments are Clamping Down on Organic Waste

April 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

Governments at all levels are setting aggressive goals to keep rotting organics out of the trash, and they are equally aggressive in how they reach for these fast-approaching targets.

New York, for example, is pushing to implement residential composting citywide and is well on the way. The City and County of San Francisco has a new collection pay structure that’s made the lightbulb go off for businesses, incentivizing them to divert more. And Hennepin County, Minn., has a new vision for an existing $3.5 million state grant, hoping the shift in plans will further drive organics diversion.

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