Madison wraps successful food scrap program for 2020
COVID-19 disrupted many things this year. Despite the obstacles, Madison Recycling Coordinator Bryan Johnson charged on with implementing the city’s food scrap drop-off program. Residents diverted over 7,260 pounds of food waste in this first year of the May-October program. Congratulations to the Madison program and their residents!

There’s an important reason Madison called this a food scrap program. The materials are processed at an anaerobic digester, primarily used to process manure from dairy farms. Therefore the program had very specific requirements for what items can be accepted since the digester could only process certain kinds of food scraps. Materials such as eggshells or yard waste that are acceptable in traditional outdoor commercial composting facilities could not be processed by the digester...
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Ken Notes: Nice job...



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