Individual and collective composting

Solution: Individual and collective composting. Owner: Public authorities throughout France. Circular Strategy: Recycle.

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Description

Collective composting consists of composting certain organic waste or kitchen and garden biowaste from collective housing or commercial buildings in a communal composter to make into a natural fertiliser.

Location

France

Potential circular economy impact

This solution results in the production of a natural soil conditioner, the reduction of pollution associated with the collection and transport of waste, and also reduces odours in the rubbish bins.

What’s involved?

People: Local authorities and individuals.

Technology: Thermometer; pH monitor.

Implementation: Purchase of collective compost bins; raise public awareness of using and maintaining containers; inform the stakeholders involved about the waste stocks of raw materials.

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