Hood River City Council is looking at adding curbside composting to the existing garbage services. There is a new survey out to help guide the council’s decision making. If you care about curbside composting in Hood River, please take 2 minutes to fill out the survey and spread the word!
The City Council will address the issue at the Sept 28th meeting, 6pm, City Hall. Please come and show your support!
Some data from a 2010 study on organics and composting in the Gorge:
Links to interesting info regarding the importance of curbside composting:
Tri Counties Recycling study on Composting in the Gorge
Website detailing best practices nationwide for curbside composting. FoodScrapsRecovery.com
Article on increased diversion rates from using roll carts.
Putting the Cart before the Bin