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Composting succeeds in Bridgewater

BY TAYLOR RAPALYEA

REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN

BRIDGEWATER – Over 54 weeks,  Bridgewater’s  pilot curbside  composting  program collected  22.5 tons  of material from 147  participants.  The program, which was created by Housatonic  Resource Recovery  Authority Director Jen Iannucci, is the first of its kind in the state.

Iannucci, a Bridgewater resident, said she got the idea after a meeting with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to talk about waste management.

“I was scratching my head over why so much of the conversion was about single stream recycling.” Iannucci said, “Thirty-two percent of our waste stream is organic material.”

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