Closing the Waste Loop with Compost

Oct 22, 2014

Farms in Sonoma County are part of an innovative program to close the waste loop. It’s “Farm to table, back to Farm.”

Bob Cannard, farmer at Green String Farm in Petaluma feeds his vegetables with compost made from San Francisco food scraps
Credit KRCB

After bottles and cans are separated out for recycling, food scraps are the largest section of household waste that enters landfills. But as KRCB finds, several local cities like San Francisco and Oakland are working to change that and Sonoma County farms are cashing on the benefits.