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Get Excited About Organic Waste Diversion 30

Got recycling down pat? Learn more about a growing part of the waste stream that can’t go in a recycling bin, but can be diverted from landfills.

Updated on 09/04/18 | Originally Published on 04/14/16

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In 2014, the total organic waste recycled and composted in the US reduced CO2 emissions comparable to taking 723,000 cars off the road for one year.
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A GROWING CHALLENGE. AN ORGANIC SOLUTION.

These days, recycling is almost universally available, and more and more people are actually recycling! But solutions for organic waste (like food and yard waste) have been slower to catch on. Organic waste shouldn’t go to landfills where it creates GHGs, and that presents opportunities.

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