Ministry of Health launches food composting program | Local News

At Benton Harbor, customers store their compostable kitchen scraps in specially designed buckets that are picked up by Turtle Ridge Compost and dropped off at its farm.

The Ottawa County Department of Public Health announced Friday that it will launch a new residential food composting program beginning Monday, May 2.

The program is unique to Ottawa County and is the only local public health-led residential composting program in the western Michigan region, the health department said.

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This graphic shows how to make compost from kitchen scraps.

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