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FOOD SCRAP RECYCLING COMING TO YOUR CURBSIDE

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 05/24/2010

How much of your garbage is composed of food scraps? According to analysis in the Portland Recycles! Plan the average Portland household disposes of 1,326 pounds of garbage per year of which 75% could be recycled or composted instead of winding up as landfill. We can reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by our garbage by approximately one ton for each ton of food scraps diverted from landfill.

56:52 minutes (52.07 MB)

 

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