episode16

Alexander Williams

Blue Earth Compost

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Let’s talk trash on this episode. No, really. And why you should think more about your garbage. When it comes to throwing our food away, and I don’t mean to offend anyone here, but most of us just toss it in the garbage. Or maybe we put it in the sink disposal and grind it up. But throwing it away is bad. Why? Well, we’re about to find out…
 
Alexander Williams is the owner and director of operations at Blue Earth Compost. After purchasing the fledgling business in 2014, Alex has grown the company into a full-service food scrap collection business with 12 employees and approximately 2,000 customers. In 2017, in recognition of his efforts to solve the food waste crisis, Alex received the Northeast Recycling Council’s Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award – Young Professional. That’s no easy feat.
 
I know I learned a thing or two from this episode about food waste, and I hope you will too…

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