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compostUsing the Green Cart

San Francisco is the first city in the nation where the garbage company collects and composts peoples' food waste. San Francisco residents can now put yard waste and leftover food—including all animal products—into a big green cart and place it on the curb to be picked up along with other items to be recycled. The contents of the green cart are taken to a composting facility and after three months, the organic waste is transformed into compost and is ready for use. Farmers in the area then buy the compost to use on their organic farms, which grow food to feed people. By placing pizza crusts, apple cores, and banana peels in the green bins, the people of San Francisco help create new food from old food!

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