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In Springfield, food waste is the second largest component of our collective waste stream, accounting for over 12% of the waste that makes it to the landfill every day. That’s over 31,000 tons of food every year.
Food Matters is a commercial composting program that allows us to encourage participation and provide education and engagement with the community which may develop new practices and behaviors in homes and businesses.


Stay tuned for more details as they are released.

Home Composting  We Dish the Dirt

In fact, Dish to Dirt is the name of our new home composting program. We provide residents in the Waste District O region, (Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk, and Dallas counties) with composting education opportunities, resources for composting materials, tips and how-to.
Sign up and be a part of Dish to Dirt, today!

For additional information or questions, please email [email protected]

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