January 2, 2023

It is hard to believe the new year is already here! In the midst of swapping calendars and throwing out holiday leftovers, it is also important to choose a resolution or two to focus on throughout the year. Setting resolutions allows you to reflect on what’s important and focus on…
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November 30, 2022

The holidays are often considered “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, they also result in a lot of extra waste. In fact, household waste increases by more than roughly 25% from the Thanksgiving to New Year’s holiday period compared to the rest of the year. The good news…
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October 25, 2022

The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility is now home to two new pieces of equipment. Our facility recently acquired a compost screener and a wood grinder and have already began integrating them into our processes. These additions are already making a positive impact on our operations. Aside from increasing capacity, the…
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October 3, 2022

With Halloween and other fun fall activities right around the corner, it is important to make conscience, eco-friendly decisions about the materials that you use when it comes to decorating or dressing up. Below are some helpful tips to help you go green this Halloween! Get Crafty and Reuse Forget…
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September 1, 2022

Fall is just around the corner and with it comes some changes. Just as you would prepare your closet for the cooler weather or your schedule for new activities, it is also important to get your lawn and yard ready for the new season ahead! Read on for some tips…
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August 2, 2022

Does the history of composting sound boring? You might be surprised to hear that it’s a rather interesting and complex topic! Throughout the ages, composting has seen many different concoctions used by different cultures around the world—all with the same goals of soil health and conservation in mind. The addition…
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July 13, 2022

If your lawn or garden is filled with weeds or is looking a little lackluster, compost might be the solution. This lawn care product can turn your troubled or unestablished landscape into a neighborhood favorite. Sometimes it can be hard to know which compost to choose when there are so…
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June 7, 2022

The Importance of Reducing Contamination in Organics Recycling Nowadays, consumers are faced with more options than ever before when it comes to discarding waste. There is the age-old garbage bin, where waste goes directly to a landfill with very little sorting involved. There is the familiar blue recycling bin, where…
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April 29, 2022

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not have to make a trip to the store every time a recipe calls for an herb or vegetable? Or have you found out it was someone’s birthday and didn’t have time to head to the store to pick up…
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March 22, 2022

Now that the snow has melted, it’s time to get excited for greener days ahead. The SMSC’s Organics Recycling Facility is here to help you beautify your yard and get your garden ready for planting. From a FREE yard waste drop-off program to a new online storefront offering top-quality mulch…
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