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Source: www.portlandoregon.govSource: www.portlandoregon.govLewis & Clark provides containers for composting food waste on campus. Food waste includes:

    meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, bones

    eggs and eggshells, cheese, dairy products

    bread, baked goods, pasta, rice, beans, nuts, seeds

    coffee grounds

    vegetables and fruit

    table scraps, plate scrapings, leftovers, spoiled food

 

Compost from Lewis & Clark College and the greater City of Portland area go to two different composting locations: Nature’s Needs in North Plains, operated by Recology, and Pacific Region Compost operated by Republic Services. Both locations process food waste into compost that is then sold back to the community.

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