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Old 12-14-2009, 11:08 AM   #10
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What do you think of the west coast laws going into effect about food waste?

Food Recycling Law A Hit In San Francisco : NPR

We reported that San Francisco's new city law requiring residents to compost food waste is
the first program of its kind in the nation.
Seattle was actually the first city to require all households to compost food waste.
The Seattle law went into effect last April, but Seattle exempts businesses, restaurants and apartment buildings from the law.
San Francisco is the first to mandate that all residents,
plus businesses, restaurants and multidwelling units like apartment houses compost waste
The legislation calls for every residence and business in the city to have three separate color-coded bins for waste: blue for recycling, green for compost and black for trash.

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