From pea pods to pizza boxes, biodegradables make up an estimated 40-60 percent of a typical municipal waste stream. By definition, a zero waste strategy must include composting because landfilling and incineration bury or burn organic matter, wasting this valuable resource. True sustainability — for the municipal solid waste stream and beyond — begins and ends with compost.
Published: August 22, 2019
Updated: March 25, 2020