In the News: Brenda Platt
December 18, 2019
Media Outlet: WAMU
D.C. launched a new home composting program to encourage residents to cut down on their waste. The program includes rebates and free workshops. WAMU takes a closer look at the new program, and its first free workshop on composting with worms. ILSR’s Composting for Community Initiative Director, Brenda Platt, lead the workshop.
Here’s an excerpt.
“But when we convert that food waste by mixing it with the right recipe with other things like leaves, and we produce compost, and we add it to soil, it draws down carbon from the atmosphere and sequesters that carbon in the soil.”