Bloomington, Monroe County composting service ends. What’s next?

Hannah Lencheck, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Volunteer Coordinator, checks the compost ready to be put into the food pantry gardens in 2016.

Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to clarify the list of items that are appropriate for home composting. Starting this month, tons of organic waste from half-eaten school lunches at Bloomington High School North to Cook employees’ annual “Cooksgiving” leftovers will no longer be recycled into nutrient-rich soil. At least not from the Bloomington-based … Read more