Residential Compost Drop-Off Locations Update
Due to Covid-19 pandemic emergency measures, significant changes have been made to our partner programs for residential food scrap drop-off. Affected programs include Compost NOW at the New Orleans Public Library and the Crescent City Farmers Market composting program at Oschner & Bucktown markets in Jefferson Parish. At this time, you can bring your food […]
You really want to put THAT in your compost?
Some musings on PFAS, Bio-Plastics, and Sustainable Materials Management If you’ve been following Schmelly’s on social media, you have probably seen recent posts about new research coming out on PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) in biodegradable and compostable food containers and serviceware. With the push for more responsible, environmentally-friendly consumption, there has been a boom in the […]
Compost N.O.W. & Schmelly’s featured in BioCycle magazine
Schmelly’s and Compost N.O.W. were featured in the September 2017 issue of BioCycle magazine for our residential food scrap collection program hosted at 5 public libraries around the city. We hope to expand to 7 libraries by early next year. find the writeup at: http://www.biocycle.net/2017/09/07/composting-roundup-77/