Table to Farm: City of Boise Cooking Up a Curbside Compost Plan
Should the composting concept become reality, the plan could include the public and city facilities having free access to the nutrient-rich compost, with the city selling about 50 percent of the materials to commercial operations.
George PrenticeTifani Henderson, of Diamond Street Recycling, grabs a couple of fists full of nutrient-rich compost: “We even supply it to the Idaho Botanical Garden all year. They order it by the truckloads.”
George PrenticeOrganic waste makes up more than 45 percent of all waste delivered to the landfill from Boise homes. Each person in Boise is responsible for approximately 390 pounds of organic materials in the du