Cool Organics Recycling Demos

University of St. Thomas Feeds Coffee Grounds to Red Wigglers

The University of St. Thomas recycles most of its organics with the Food to Farms program, where food scraps are fed to farm animals. As for the coffee grounds that the animals do not particularly like, they are recycled using worm composting.

Merriam Station Community Garden Repairs Urban Soil

Merriam Station Community Garden composted over 28,000 pounds of organics from businesses between October 2012-2013, demonstrating a capacity to handle some organics locally, while benefitting the garden.