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One cold, rainy day, I received a call from a curious member asking what we do with the methane produced in the composting process. At that time, I was a brand new CompostNow employee and had juuust begun to learn the ropes. This call led me to a number of questions - “What DO we do with the methane? Is methane even a byproduct of our composting system of choice? What IS our chosen composting system?” Thus began my research into aerobic composting and the benefits of it versus other popular methods of composting, such as anaerobic composting.
“Carbon Footprint” has been a buzzword for the past decade. We know it is important to reduce more carbon from being released into our atmosphere, but what if it was possible to draw down the carbon that has already been released?
We've seen time and time again that it only takes a few committed individuals to grow the compost movement. Sometimes, it only takes one person to make a difference. We wanted to share a story about how one employee at Enviva helped make her workplace compostable! Here's Gwyn's story.