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Groton/Stonington Pilot Project Photo Gallery
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The following are photographs from the pilot project to recover commercially-generated organics from restaurants, institutions and grocery stores in the Groton/Stonington area.  Select the thumbnail to see the larger version of the photograph.

brown wheeled toters32 & 64 gallon totes, labeled and ready to be delivered 
to commercial food waste generators

closeup of the labeling on a toter for food wasteExample of label on a wheeled tote

toters full of food waste awaiting pick upfull totes on the loading dock of supermarket

weighing wax corrugated cardboardWeighing and inspecting contents of totes

worker holding flowers that were in a toter of food wasteSome things are just too good to throw out!

toters full of food waste being emptied into a packer truckEmptying totes into a sealed packer truck.

trailer with a water tank and pressure hoseSeparate trailer with water tank, generator
and pressure hose for cleaning totes 

toter being rinsed after emptyingCleaning tote after emptying. Wash water goes into sealed packer truck.

Commercial/Institutional Food Waste Composting | Commercial Organics

Content Last Updated February 13, 2020