Food Waste Collection Efforts in Bourne, MA
Black Earth composting bin (image courtesy of Capenews.net).
A Massachusetts municipal landfill gets national attention for its innovative food waste collection success.
According to the March 13, 2023 edition of Waste Advantage, citing The Enterprise:
“The Town of Bourne’s food waste collection program is booming, having collected 1,500 pounds of food waste so far this calendar year. The food waste collection and composting program is run through the Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) facility. Phil Goddard, manager of facility compliance and technology development, briefed the Bourne recycling committee at its meeting on Wednesday morning, March 8, on the program’s growth over the past few months. ‘Word is getting out,’ he said. ‘It’s going to be a lot better than it was last summer.’
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PO Box 6163
Penacook, NH 03303