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Japanese City Offers Fresh Veggies for Organic Waste

| Wednesday August 24th, 2005 | 1 Comment

veggies.jpgJapan continues to amaze me with the different civic inventive programs they come up with. Sendai City, Japan, will now offer about a dollar’s worth of fresh vegetables for every kilo of properly compressed organic waste citizens bring to a special marketplace in the city.
The waste is given to farmers who, in turn, grow more vegetables.

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  • http://sustainablog.blogspot.com/2005/08/trading-trash-for-fresh-vegetables.html sustainablog

    Trading Trash for Fresh Vegetables

    Nick at Triplepundit is absolutely right that the Japanese seem to have a real knack for developing innovative and useful programs for promoting sustainable development.