Diversion rate: 53%</li></li></ul><li>Bernardston Elementary School<br />Paper towels from bathrooms are composted.<br />Cafeteria: straws are compostable.<br />“Compost” bin in classroom<br />for paper and food waste.<br />
Erving Elementary SchoolErving, MA 174 students, Pre K to 6th grade<br /><ul><li>2 yards organics: 28.5%
School Composting via Bear Path Farm, Whately, MA<br />Whately Elementary only. <br />Bear Path Farm also <br />accepts food waste at<br />Whately transfer station, ? the first municipal organics collection in the state?<br />2009: school + transfer station composted 12 tons of food waste.<br />
Whately Elementary SchoolWhately, MA 140 Students, Pre-K to 6th grade <br />Food and paper waste is <br />collected in tray return.<br />68 gallon organics toter picked up every week. <br />
School Composting via Clear View Composting, Orange<br />Swift River Elementary only. More schools to <br />be added soon!<br />Clear View Composting also accepts food waste at New Salem transfer station.<br />
Swift River Elementary SchoolNew Salem/ Wendell, MA 140 Students, Pre-K - 6th grade <br />Custodian Larry Ramsdell: “No more smelly dumpsters. We reduced the cost of trash bags by 50%.”<br />
Needs more carbon</li></li></ul><li>Hawlemont Elementary Students with their Earth Machine compost bin.<br />Questions?<br />Amy DonovanProgram DirectorFranklin County Solid Waste Management District 50 Miles Street Greenfield, MA 01301 Tel: (413) 772-2438 Fax: (413) 772-3786 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.franklincountywastedistrict.org<br />
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