Portland Composts!

There's a better way to dispose of food scraps other than to throw them in a near by bush or garbage can.

Did you know about 30 percent of residential wastestreams are made up of food scraps.

Removing food waste from landfills reduces carbon dioxide released  into the environment.

So in order to combat this issue Oregon has made changes to our recycling systems. As of October 31st Oregon launched their food compost program.

Oregon decided to stop throwing food scraps in with other was.

They've decided toprovide a separate recycling food compost bin.

Therefore, when you're done with your banana don't toss it in a bush throw it right in the composts bin.

Along with this change Oregon has also to decided to pick  up trash only once every other week while picking up composts every week. For more information please check out this article