Community Composting with New Orleans Public Library/ Compostaje en New Orleans Public Library

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Community Composting with New Orleans Public Library/ Compostaje en New Orleans Public Library

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Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off

DID YOU KNOW: Americans throw out over 36 million tons of food waste each year. Once in landfi lls, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change.

Now, you can bring your frozen food scraps to our weekly food waste drop-off locations at New Orleans Public Library and Schmelly’s Dirt Farm will pick it up and turn it into nutrient-rich compost!

PLEASE FREEZE YOUR FOOD SCRAPS.

We will accept fruit and vegetable scraps (peels, skins, pits or seeds), tea bags and coffee grounds (including paper filter), eggshells, nutshells, seed shells, plain bread, grains and pasta (no toppings).

Please bring in a paper or compostable bag, or a reusable container.

NO MEAT, NO DAIRY, NO BONES, NO OILY FOODS.

We will be happy to answer your composting questions every week!

Questions? Want to volunteer? Email lynneserpe.nola@gmail.com.

This program will only happen on days when the library is open. Please do not drop off your scraps outside the specified hours.

Traiga semanalmente sus sobrantes de comida

¿USTED SABÍA?: Los estadounidenses tiran más de 36 millones de toneladas de residuos de alimentos cada año. Una vez en vertederos, los alimentos se descomponen para producir metano, un potente gas de efecto invernadero que contribuye al cambio climático.

Ahora, usted puede traer sus restos de alimentos congelados a nuestros lugares semanales de desechos de alimentos en la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva Orleans y Schmelly’s Dirt Farm lo recogerá para convertirla en fertilizante rico en nutrientes!

POR FAVOR CONGELE SUS RESTOS

Aceptamos fruta y restos de vegetales (cáscaras vegetales, piel o semillas), granos de café (incluso papel de fi ltro), bolsas de té, cáscaras de huevo, cáscaras de nuez, pan y pasta simple (sin aderezos).

NO CARNE, LÁCTEOS COMO LECHE O QUESO, HUESOS, O COMIDA ACEITOSAS.

Por favor traiga una bolsa de papel o compostable, o un contenedor reutilizable.

Estaremos encantados de responder a sus preguntas de compostaje cada semana!

¿Quieres ser voluntario? Correo electrónico lynneserpe.nola@gmail.com.

Este programa sólo ocurrirá en los días en que la biblioteca esté abierta. Por favor, no deje sus sobrantes fuera de las horas especifi cadas.

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