Plastic Free July — habit shift #26

Posted July 26, 2022 at 10:03 pm by

Tran­si­tion San Juan Island’s Waste Reduc­tion group shares today’s habit shift inspi­ra­tion from the glob­al Plas­tic Free July campaign.


A sig­nif­i­cant amount of trash and weight found in garbage cans is from every­day food waste. Food waste in land­fills cre­ates methane, one of the worst con­trib­u­tors to cli­mate change. While it’s not elim­i­nat­ing sin­gle-use plas­tics, turn­ing food waste from garbage to com­post is an enor­mous habit shift in the right direction.

You can make a dif­fer­ence right here on San Juan Island. Fed­eri­co Farm is offer­ing a drop-off food com­post­ing pro­gram that uses fer­men­ta­tion to break down food mat­ter. Com­post­ing bins can be pur­chased for a one-time charge of $20 and $5 for a bag of inoc­u­lant that assists in the break­down of food. Once your bin is full, bring it to Fed­eri­co Farm and dump it into the com­post bins. Repeat.

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One comment...

  1. Could you give us a con­tact phone num­ber for Fed­eri­co farms?

    Comment by Jenny Wilson on July 27, 2022 at 9:12 am

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