Businesses – managing organics

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27,000 tons of food waste
17 percent of what businesses send to the landfill each year is food waste, some even edible food too.

Does your current business model consist of organics diversion?

Sending organic material to the landfill is the most expensive option available to a business. Additionally, when organic material is sent to the landfill, it decomposes anaerobically and produces methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.

The options below are some of the ways to better handle organic waste and surplus edible food that are not only less expensive but also much more sustainable than sending it to the landfill.

  
  

 

 

 

Contact us

Contact us at ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us or call 360-867-2491.

 

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