San Francisco passed the nation’s first mandatory composting law a little over 10 years ago, requiring residents and businesses to separate food waste for municipal trash collection. Composed has helped SF reduce its annual waste by 80 percent taken pressure off local landfills. Can local governments be inspired to to take similar actions.
- Can the U.S. Slash Food Waste in Half in the Next Ten Years? by The Revelator at EcoWatch
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