Posts Tagged ‘compost’

Wow! Mandatory composting!

Looks like San Francisco is leading the way in beginning to tackle the enormous issues surrounding landfill overflow.  The mayor just approved legislation that will mandate composting for both restaurants and individual households which is amazing.  My only question is how they will facilitate separation and collection, and educate citizens on why composting is a good idea.  Will you get a bin like you do for recycling?  I am curious to see how this will pan out and what the reaction (and support) will be from the general public.

Nation’s Restaurant News.

FINALLY! A mainstream compostable bag

Sunchips debuts compostable bag – 6/1/2009 – Packaging Digest.

Watch out FMCG industry! I am so excited about this! Finally, a major manufacturer is starting to take responsibility for the impact that their products have on the environment and are considering what happens after their consumers finish a bag of Sun Chips.  Now if we could only mainstream composting……