Tackling contamination in food scraps stream

By Craig Coker, BioCycle March/April 2016

Contamination of source separated food scraps with noncompostables is a costly proposition — for composting and anaerobic digestion facilities, municipalities and for commercial entities in the food distribution chain. A Washington State-based group of more than 70 municipal officials, composters, regulators, and representatives of various commercial businesses teamed up last year to form an Organics Contamination Reduction Workgroup (OCRW), which is targeting residential single-family and multifamily as well as commercial sources of organics.

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