Buffalo to launch food waste collection

The city of Buffalo, N.Y. is looking to launch a food waste collection program to collect fruits, vegetables, coffee grounds, tea bags, egg and nut shells, which will go to the Buffalo River Compost site.

Last summer, the city launched a pilot program that resulted in nearly 2,000 pounds of food waste being kept out of landfills.

Buffalo River Compost already accepts all the city’s green waste, like leaves, Christmas trees, trees, brush and shrubs. The city is looking to work with Natural Upcycling LLC to provide food waste collection services at five locations.

Read the full story at WKBW-TV.

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