Suburbs embrace food scrap recycling to cut 15 percent of landfill waste

Cleaning your plate will take on a new meaning in some suburbs as food scrap collection grows in practice and popularity. The effort involves collecting food leftovers at the curb and converting them to compost as a way to reduce waste going into landfills. So far, food scrap collection programs have been voluntary. But starting in May 2017, it will be mandatory in Highwood, a first in Illinois. Several …

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Suburbs embrace food scrap recycling to cut 15 percent of landfill waste

Cleaning your plate will take on a new meaning in some suburbs as food scrap collection grows in practice and popularity. The effort involves collecting food leftovers at the curb and converting them to compost as a way to reduce waste going into landfills. So far, food scrap collection programs have been voluntary. But starting in May 2017, it will be mandatory in Highwood, a first in Illinois. Several …

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