Dear Compost Program Participant,
At the end of January 2020, it will be one year since Princeton suspended its curbside composting program – the first such program in New Jersey. The cost for hauling had doubled. That, and the lack of a nearby facility able to accept our waste forced the municipality to put the program on hold in hopes we could develop a more viable alternative. We have been working on addressing commercial users’ needs, and the needs of apartment dwellers, as well as resuming the residential curbside program.
Read the full update on food waste here
By Mayor Lempert
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