In Waste Today, Ricky Phillips (GBB Senior Consultant) talks about how the Prince William County Public School Division, the second largest school division in Virginia, successfully leveraged its resources to develop a grant application aimed at supporting organics diversion. She describes the pilot program that was designed to divert and collect food waste from selected schools for compost processing off-site with a grant awarded in August 2020 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
As a conclusion, a list of resources to consider exploring for funding opportunities is provided.
- Read the article on Waste Today’s website: Collaboration Cultivates Success for Food Waste Composting and Education Pilot Program
- View the 3-minute Prince William County Public School Food Waste Composting & Education Pilot Instructional Video: