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About this Publication: City of Burbank: Green Material Collection Program

Title: City of Burbank: Green Material Collection Program
Date Published on the Web: 8/9/2002
Document Date: 8/1/2002
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Publication Type: Case study
Publication Number: 443-2002-0017
Description: This case study describes how the City of Burbank partnered with its hauling company and a grower to implement a highly successful green material diversion and composting public education program. This has resulted in adding nutrient value to sandy agricultural soils, producing 500 pounds of compost a year from 4,000 backyard compost projects, and extending the 50-year life expectancy of their landfill.
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  Local Assistance
Organics
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Waste Prevention/Reduction


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