Question is do they really compost the scraps or do the wash them and sell them at the next market? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. Also attractive to
In September, the city and Monterey Regional Waste Management District started accepting food scraps at the Pacific Grove Farmer’s Market. MRWMD is handing out pails at the market for people to collect their organic waste and bring it to the market for disposal.
MRWMD than takes the food scraps and turns them into energy and compost.
“We take all types of food scraps … that is what you are cooking with in the kitchen, as well as when you finish your meal and scrape your plate,” said Angela Gobel with MRWMD.