EcoRI Earth diverts 40,000 pounds of material from Central Landfill

PROVIDENCE – EcoRI Earth, a residential food scrap-collection program serving Providence and Pawtucket, has diverted 40,000 pounds of nutrient-rich material from the state’s Central Landfill since its inception in June 2013. Rather than being buried at the landfill, nutrient-rich food scrap from ecoRI Earth customers is delivered to urban farms and subsequently used to create…

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