Avoiding Contamination in Food Waste Feedstock for Composting

The usefulness and value of finished compost depends on a feedstock that is free of contaminants, such as plastic and non-degradable service ware and bags.  Unfortunately, it is all too common to find these materials in food waste destined for composting.  This webinar, jointly hosted by NERC and NEWMOA, will address successful educational strategies and programs to avoid these contaminants.


Government Support for Community Composting Part 1: Spotlight on New York City

Upcoming Webinar Series: Government Support for Community Composting 

Are you a local government interested in reducing and recycling wasted food and curious to learn how you can help spur community-scale composting? Or a community-oriented composter or micro hauler searching for public-private partnerships? This three-part webinar series, organized by The Institute for Local Self-Reliance, will focus on cities that are providing community-scale composting with a wide range of support.

Webinars are May 4, June 8, and June 23, 2022.