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Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 8:15 pm | Updated: 10:38 am, Mon Dec 9, 2013.

Picture a pile of apple cores, chile skins, potato peelings and other food scraps as high as Mount Everest (29,000 feet).

That’s how much waste Reunity Resources hopes to divert from the landfill during the first year of a new recycling program set to kick off in March. The organization plans to convert 2 million pounds of waste from restaurants, hotels and institutions into nutrient-rich compost.

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3 comments:

  • Bob Cobb posted at 7:37 pm on Mon, Dec 9, 2013.

    Bob Cobb Posts: 18

    We have this machine at the school I teach at. It's fantastic! great work. [smile]

     
  • Ted Marlow posted at 9:38 am on Mon, Dec 9, 2013.

    urallnutjobs Posts: 8

    why are they limiting this to businesses? Santa Fe needs to get it's act together and expand home recycling and composting.

     
  • Mary Bonney posted at 7:03 am on Mon, Dec 9, 2013.

    mary b Posts: 61

    PLEASE DONATE!
    Here is the link
    http://www.indiegogo.com/

    It's under 'projects moving mountains with commercial composting

     

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