Another Place Plastics Are Turning Up: Organic Fertilizer From Food Waste

Another Place Plastics Are Turning Up: Organic Fertilizer From Food Waste

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A prep cook at a San Francisco restaurant drops fish skin into a food scrap recycling container. Turning food waste into fertilizer is popular in parts of Europe and is catching on in the U.S. But tiny plastics are also making their way into that fertilizer — and into the food chain.

Turning food waste into fertilizer is popular in parts of Europe and is catching on in the U.S. But tiny plastics are also making their way into that fertilizer — and into the food chain.

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