According to the EPA, 24% of trash thrown away by apartment communities is organic waste that can be diverted from the landfills. Diverting this waste from landfills is crucial as landfills are filling up at an unsustainable speed. It is estimated that within the next 50 years the majority of our landfills will have reached maximum capacity.
In addition to diverting waste from the landfills, composting will positively affect your trash bill because many of the items usually thrown in the trash, can be either recycled or composted, which will lessen the amount of pick-ups needed at your site.
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