Food Waste

John Schroder London June 25, 2007 07:05 AM
Hi Can anyone direct me to any examples they know of where there has been a successful campaign to increase the amount of food waste being recycled (for turning into compost)…

Food Composting

ahillyard January 19, 2007 02:39 PM
The Province of Nova Scotia banned compostable organic material from disposal at a landfill November 30, 1998. Curbside collection of organics for residential and ICI has been tak…

Seeking Examples of Increased Diversion Rates Due to C&E or Program Adjustments

Lydia Torbicki Thorold January 17, 2007 03:47 AM
Hi all; We are trying to find examples of waste diversion programs which have a demonstrated/documented increase in participation rates (% tonnes captured, kg/hh/yr, etc.) bas…

Seeking Information on City-Wide Food Composting

Lucille Bertuccio Bloomington January 16, 2007 10:23 AM
I am looking for information on cities that pick up food waste for composting. Thank you, Lucille Bertuccio, president Center for Sustainable Living  

Effectiveness of Grasscycling and Backyard Composting

Laura Mccall Murfreesboro January 10, 2007 05:06 AM
Does anyone know where I can find estimates of the effectiveness of strategies such as grasscycling and backyard composting for solid waste reduction? What kind of participation r…

Backyard Composter Follow-up Surveys

Caroline_Jackson June 30, 2006 08:30 AM
Hello everyone: We are planning to survey residents who have bought a backyard composter through our municipal subsidy program. We hope to design a short telephone survey (ab…

Higher Use of Wood Waste than Composting

Jan Dolph Austin May 10, 2006 10:30 AM
I am researching the topic of finding a higher use than compost for the brush and yard trimmings collected by our Solid Waste Services Department. Please respond if your organizat…

Information on Successful Multi-Family Building Waste Diversion

Unknown March 31, 2006 05:07 PM
Hello, I'm looking for information on successful programs for waste diversion at multi-family buildings. This could include recycling, organics collection, or reduction progra…

Waste Diversion at Provincial Parks

Elizabeth Kenrick Pembroke November 01, 2005 02:07 PM
The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is a recycling and composting facility working with Algonquin Provincial Park. We have implemented a recycling and composting program at va…

Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

Although there are no clear results concerning the effect this had on the farming community, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, more and more farmers are decreasing…

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