We need more good news going around, so your trusted coffee grounds website editor is here to deliver. A commercial organics waste processing facility in Minnesota is doing fine work within the circular economy.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Organics Recycling Facility can’t keep up with the demand to processes organic waste from city curbside collection programs. They describe the end product as:
After 70 day all those banana peels, coffee grounds and apple cores will be rich, black compost — ready to spread on lawns, gardens, athletic fields and golf courses.
Even better, their fertiliser is available for resale! Which goes to show that there are ways to make use of these mountains of waste, and a little profit incentive seems to be a great way of solving it. Enjoy the read and stay safe 🙂