Oregon Store Recognized for Composting

BEND, Ore. — Newport Ave. Market, a one-store operator here, has received the inaugural “Leadership in Composting Award”from the Oregon Refuse & Recycling Association. 

The store launched its composting program in partnership with Cascade Disposal last May. In the first week of implementing the program, more than 2,100 pounds of food waste was collected for conversion into reusable gardening compost.

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