09 Sep '11, 2pm

In October of 2009, San Francisco started mandatory composting. Here's how they manage all that waste:

In October of 2009, San Francisco started mandatory composting. Here's how they manage all that waste:

In October of 2009, San Francisco started a mandatory composting law as part of its effort to divert waste from the landfill and eventually reach its goal of 100% waste diversion. It found immediate success as businesses and residents began throwing their food waste into special green bins. But in a city the size of San Francisco, how does the city deal with 600 tons of food waste collected every single day? This video from Quest details the great plan. Kate Szrom of Quest writes: Every day, San Francisco's compostables - all 600 tons of them - are hauled away from the city. I found myself asking, "Where does it all go?" While looking for the answers, I found agronomist Bob Shaffer. Shaffer started out as a farmer, but soon realized that he was more interested in the soil than in what grew out of it. That led to a career in making and applying compost. He now works with Re...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/600-tons-of-compo...

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