Greenmarkets Facilitate Food Scraps Diversion In NYC
New York City residents have an opportunity to recycle food scraps at weekly Greenmarkets. Currently, 35 of the 54 Greenmarkets have drop-off sites.

A range of collaborative programs involving city agencies and community composters has helped increase the diversion of household food scraps.
Part II
Nora Goldstein

Composting Roundup
Composting on the Bently Ranch in Carson Valley, Nevada

BioCycle November 2013, Vol. 54, No. 11, p. 11
• Minden, Nevada: Composting On The Ranch
• Malmo, Sweden: Online Composting University
• Upper Marlboro, Maryland: Food Waste Composting Pilot Project
• Cambridge, Massachusetts: Curbside Residential Food Waste Collection Pilot
• Bennington, Vermont: Hauler Expands To Food Waste Composting
• Okeechobee, Florida: Indoor, Industrial-Scale Composting On Tribal Land
• Lansing, Michigan: Bill To Repeal Yard Trimmings Ban Defeated

Food Waste Composting Success
Amy Brooks and her brother Alan Brooks (inset) help manage the company started by their father, Dean Brooks.

Carolina composting company takes technique — and technology — to the next level.
Larry Trojak
BioCycle July 2013, Vol. 54, No. 7, p. 30

Editorial: A Positive Attitude
Nora Goldstein, BioCycle

Nora Goldstein
BioCycle June 2013, Vol. 54, No. 6, p. 4

Charleston County Fosters Food Waste Composting
Food Waste Disposal began its dedicated organics collection service in March 2012. Customers are provided 64-gallon totes, and food waste is hauled to the Bee’s Ferry Compost Facility.

After a year-long pilot, the South Carolina county received a permit to process food waste at its yard trimmings composting facility. Generators and haulers are stepping up to the plate.
Molly Farrell Tucker
BioCycle January 2013, Vol. 54, No. 1, p. 47

Students Take On Campus Food Waste Composting
Student workers at St. John’s University built the composting system.

A student-built and operated composting system at St. John’s University in Queens, New York processes about 2 tons/semester of food and coffee grounds.
Molly Farrell Tucker
BioCycle November 2012, Vol. 53, No. 11, p. 32

Food Waste Composting Progress In The Southeast
Figure 1. Florida DEP permitted composting facilities, 2012

Developments in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida are captured in this roundup of commercial food waste diversion to composting.
Miriam Zimms and David Ver Eecke
BioCycle October 2012, Vol. 53, No. 10, p. 20