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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, napkins

    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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