Did you know that more than 50% of municipal waste is compostable? The Institute for Local Self-Reliance released a wonderfully eloquent infographic to describe the many benefits of composting and to show how much we can gain by increasing its use. The little jewel in the first sentence is just one of the fun facts that you may find surprising.
Check out the infographic here.
Overall, this piece helps to justify the work that we do and the dedication of our customers to doing things the right way. It also goes to show that our business model, diverting waste from landfills and incinerators to compost, is better economically as well. On a per-ton basis, composting supports 2x the amount of jobs than landfills and 4x more than incinerators.