Collaboration Cultivates Success for Food Waste Composting/Education Pilot Program

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.