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ICAW 24 Post 3

Image of a compost field. “Reduces Methane” text
When food scraps, yard waste, and other organic materials go to a landfill, their decomposition produces methane, a potent greenhouse gas. The production of methane is due to anaerobic decomposition, the absence of oxygen. A compost pile on the other hand decomposes aerobically, with oxygen, and primarily produces carbon dioxide. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions can help reduce impacts from climate change. Let’s get composting!

Visit your community’s website for information about curbside organics collection or our website at We also have information about getting started with backyard composting, on our website at

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