Survey Says 35 Percent of Households Using Compost Cart
During the month of September, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) assisted the Village in conducting a survey of residential curbside compost participation rates. Over a two week period, LRS surveyed 6,021 homes and determined that 35%, or 2,135 homes, placed their compost cart at the curb for service. On average, 21 pounds of organic waste was generated per home per week. A total 21.97 tons of organic material was diverted from the landfill over the two week period.
A limited number of compost toolkits are available for pick up at Village Hall. Click here to learn more about the benefits of composting.