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Tag Archives: compostables


Jun 2012


School’s Out, Results are In: Springer Reduces Trash

Submitted by Beth Wolff In mid-January, 2012, at Springer Elementary, with the full support and enthusiasm of Principal Wade Spenader, parent volunteer Beth Wolff started a lunchtime recycling and composting program. And it has been a MAJOR MAJOR success! Springer has gone from 13 overflowing trash cans every day to 1 can per ...

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Oct 2011


Transforming Trash: GreenTown Co-op provides compostable option to Styrofoam® waste

By Peg Champion, GreenTown Los Altos Correspondent Local restaurants and schools are joining GreenTown Los Altos in an effort to eliminate Styrofoam® and non-recyclable plastics used in food service. An innovative buyers’ cooperative is reducing landfill waste by replacing petroleum-based products with compostable materials. ...

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