Saturday, June 13, 2009

Brilliant~



SAN FRANCISCO WASTED FOOD FINES:WASTE NOT,WANT NOT

SAN FRANCISCO — Trash collectors in San Francisco will soon be doing more than just gathering garbage: They'll be keeping an eye out for people who toss food scraps out with their rubbish.

San Francisco this week passed a mandatory composting law that is believed to be the strictest such ordinance in the nation. Residents will be required to have three color-coded trash bins, including one for recycling, one for trash and a new one for compost _ everything from banana peels to coffee grounds. (read more)

What do you think about this?

2 comments:

Mary said...

Hi Susan. I really just popped in to say hello. This law may be going a bridge too far - if you get my gist. Who pays the inspectors? Where is the new composting land fill going to be? I think this is a good idea that was not properly though through. MHO .... Mary

Susan said...

Mary - I agree- it need more thought and planning but I truly love the concept. We do it at home lets do it as a community! Have a super weekend!