Approximately 32% of the waste that Nashville residents create each year is food and yard waste that could be composted. Composting is nature's way of recycling food and yard waste. It is a process that naturally occurs when anything that was once alive is returned to the soil through decomposition. Tune in and learn more about this process from our local experts.
Join Metro's Solid Waste Division and Urban Green Lab twice a month for “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream”, an educational series focused on how Nashvillians can better reduce, reuse, and recycle, and live more sustainably.
Hosted by Metro Nashville's Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman and Urban Green Lab’s Sustainability Education Manager Patrick King, "Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream" features interviews, webinars, and panel discussions with Nashville’s top experts in all areas of waste and sustainability.