GrowNYC has been working hard to make New York the most green and sustainable city in united states. From educating future generations of environmental leaders, running number of Greenmarket farmers markets. They have a number of different programs to ensure new york be come the most green and sustainable city.
And last week they held a compost program in new york city, a Compost Program ! Your household food scraps will be transported to one of several NYC compost sites to be transformed into a fertile soil amendment for use on local urban farming and gardening projects.
Compost Program has diverted over 5 Millions pounds of residential food scraps from landfills since 2011! Thanks to New York City Department of Sanitation, our network of community compost sites, and all of the dedicated participants who helped reach this milestone for waste reduction in NYC!