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Compost Town Hall

AdkAction’s Compost for Good project hosted a Compost Town Hall on December 16 to kick off a year-long USDA grant project to support organics upcycling business development in the North Country. In two sessions, the community offered feedback on the topic “What does the North Country need to support a thriving community composting culture?”

You can watch recordings of each session below. Share your opinions by filling out this Compost for Good survey.

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