Dec 01, 2012 Written by  Green Port Network
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Compost use can result in a variety of environmental benefits. 

The following are a few of the most important benefits:
-Compost Helps Prevent Pollution. Composting organic materials that have been diverted from landfills ultimately avoids the production of methane and leachate formulation in the landfills.
-Compost Enriches Soil
-Compost Helps Cleanup Contaminated Soil
-Offers Economic Benefits


  1. Ask if your building or landlord currently composts. 
  2. If not, ask if they would consider collecting for haul away or to collect and use on-site.
  3. Research and provide haulers who collect composting or on-site methods you'd like to pursue.
  4. Present findings to management.
  5. If approved, have a "lunch'n'learn" educating staff what can and cannot be composted and why it is important to compost.

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