In 2010, Jeremy Brosowsky was braving Washington D.C.’s “snowmageddon,” thinking his dream of developing rooftop farms for lower-income communities was gone. “It turns out building owners don’t like to talk about putting half a foot of soil on their roofs when those same roofs are already covered in three-plus feet of snow,” Brosowsky writes on [...] Continue reading →
Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world Food waste is approximately 14% of the household waste we discard. Food waste is of concern to environmental agencies and municipalities because in landfills food waste is a primary caus… Continue reading →
Whether you are managing your own compost bin, or you live in a town or city that composts for you, composting is one of the most efficient ways to help keep millions of tons of biodegradable trash out of the landfill.
Many compostable items are probably those you are already familiar with, like veggie trimmings, coffee [...] Continue reading →