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Food Scrap Drop-off & Community Composting in NYC

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6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum
Panel 1: New York City Rocks Community Composting!
Emily Bachman
GrowNYC

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Food Scrap Drop-off & Community Composting in NYC

  1. 1. grownyc.org Food Scrap Drop-off & Community Composting in NYC Emily Bachman Compost Program Manager - GrowNYC Zero Waste Programs ILSR Community Composting Forum - New York, New York – May, 2019
  2. 2. grownyc.org GrowNYC: Making a Truly Livable NYC
  3. 3. grownyc.org GrowNYC Compost Program History GrowNYC Food Scrap Collections (2011-2018)
  4. 4. grownyc.org NYC Food Scrap Drop-off Sites (FSDOs) 160 FSDOs Citywide 60 GrowNYC FSDOs
  5. 5. grownyc.org Food Scrap Collections by Site, 2018
  6. 6. grownyc.org Compost at Greenmarkets Columbia University Manhattan Inwood Manhattan McCarren Park Brooklyn Corona Queens
  7. 7. grownyc.org Site-specific Data Average Weekly Food Scrap Collections (2011-2018) Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket March, 2011 collections begin Fall, 2015 Curbside Organics starts in Park Slope
  8. 8. grownyc.org Compost On-the-Go 110th St - Central Park North Manhattan Dyckman Street Manhattan Fordham Plaza Bronx 161st St - Yankee Stadium Bronx
  9. 9. grownyc.org Compost On-the-Go 181st Street Manhattan
  10. 10. grownyc.org 2.5x Increase Compost On-the-Go Average Growth in first year
  11. 11. grownyc.org Community-Hosted Food Scrap Drop-off Sites BronxWorks Bronx Imani Garden Brooklyn Mary Mitchell Center Bronx
  12. 12. grownyc.org Composting Year-Round Fort Greene Greenmarket Brooklyn Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket Brooklyn Saint George Greenmarket Staten Island Tribeca Greenmarket Manhattan
  13. 13. grownyc.org Kids Compost!
  14. 14. grownyc.org GrowNYC Compost Partners 12 Processing Sites Hosted By: JOE HOLZKA GARDEN Independent Compost Sites:
  15. 15. grownyc.org DSNY Food Scrap Hauling
  16. 16. grownyc.org GrowNYC Food Scrap Hauling
  17. 17. grownyc.org Windrow Builds Queens County Farm NYCCP hosted by Earth Matter Smiling Hogshead Ranch
  18. 18. grownyc.org In-Vessel Composting Hudson River Park Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
  19. 19. grownyc.org Hot Pile Builds The Youth Farm Joe Holzka Community Garden Olivet Presbyterian Church
  20. 20. grownyc.org Thank you!

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