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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-4
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  July 29, 2013
COUNCILLOR CHEUNG

WHEREAS: Many residents throughout the City of Cambridge have made a practice of composting food scraps in an effort to engage in more sustainable and healthful waste removal procedures; and
    
WHEREAS: In addition to helping to address the climate change problem, composting enriches soil and protects groundwater; and 
    
WHEREAS: City residents can bring food waste to the Recycling Center, drop-off scraps at the Winter Farmers Market, and leave scraps at the Cambridge Community Center in the Riverside neighborhood; and 
    

WHEREAS:

Many residents have expressed interest in developing a community local composting initiative, similar to a community garden; now therefore be it 
     

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Department of Public Work to explore the potential for a community local composting initiative and report back to the City Council. 

    

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