Gallery: Help New York City Start Composting by Bicycle!


Currently 29% of New York‘s waste stream is made up of materials that could be composted instead of sent to live forever in landfill purgatory. Imagine the decrease in sanitation costs, transportation costs and overall environmental costs if we were able to divert that waste back into the ground. That’s why we’re jazzed about this new project that will bring composting — by bike — to New York City! They need to raise $6,000 by September first to start their compost-by-bike project and they are giving away a slew of rad prizes for donations, so read on to learn how you can contribute!.

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  1. David Bergman July 22, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    I’ve long wondered: if almost a third of NYC’s garbage is compostables, and the city pays a high price for landfilling waste, wouldn’t it be in the city’s economic (as well as environmental) interest to have municipal pickup of compostables?

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