NYC Compost

One of the things I miss the most about New York, strangely, is their city-supported composting. They made it almost effortless; just put all your organic waste into a provided bin next to your trash and recycling. We kept our small bin in the freezer and dumped the “food-cicle” out when we took out the trash. The outside bin had a sealing lid to keep the lovely smells contained.

This process, paired with a great recycling program, drastically reduced the amount of regular trash we put out…unfortunately it’s not this easy in most cities.

Check out this 360 video, produced by The New York Times:

How New York City Composts


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