About two years ago, the owners of Gresham's Grocery Outlet wanted to explore bringing more sustainable practices into their business.
"We wanted to be better stewards of the community," said Corey Price, owner of the Gresham location at 2925 N.W. Division St. "It's what we should be doing." ... Now Grocery Outlet is diverting 40 gallons of compost out of the landfill every week.
Soon, many businesses across the city will have to think about composting because of new regulations coming out of Metro regional government. Metro Council adopted a Food Scraps policy in July 2018 that will require certain businesses to separate their food scraps from other garbage.
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