Community compost coming to Eagle County

11th May, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

Editor’s note: This is the first part in a series of stories about the food system and sustainability in Eagle County.EAGLE COUNTY — Compostable waste from local businesses and restaurants travels 200 miles before its nutrient-rich soil returns to county land, said Shawn Bruckman, director of sustainability for Vail Honeywagon.The reason the natural process of composting has to happen elsewhere is because Eagle County does not have a community compost center, which is a complicated and costly process. Neighboring areas including Summit County and Steamboat Springs have community compost centers, but they are often full with their own community’s compostable …

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