Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

Date: 21 May 2020 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, ILSR’s Brenda Platt dialogues with Michael Bradlee, President of Earth Appliance Organics in Providence, Rhode Island, to discuss how one community composter is continuing to collect and compost food scraps with new safety protocols in place.

Michael talks about:

  • The creation of a food scrap drop-off program at Frey Gardens
  • His history as a chemist and how it’s relevant today
  • The best ways to minimize risk from COVID-19 while continuing to operate.

Listen to this episode, then check out more episodes of the Composting for Community Podcast.

Our decision to stay open seems to be benefiting the community, and ensuring there’s some sort of normalcy in their daily routine.


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Audio Credit: I Dunno by Grapes. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license.