Keep Food, Yard Waste and Other Compostable Items Out of the trash
Food waste has a significant impact on global warming. When food goes to the landfill, it rots and emits methane, a greenhouse gas that damages the environment. Sadly, 30% of landfilled trash is in fact food. Please do your part and place all food items into your green waste bin. Learn why this is important now.
Remember the four Rs: Reuse, Recycle, Reduce, Rot
Reduce comes before rot, so buy only what you will eat. Prepare and store food properly because wasted food is a growing problem with profound environmental impactsuse. By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, and store food, you can toss less, save money, and keep the valuable resources used to produce and distribute food from going to waste.