Through scheme, low-income families exchange compostable rubbish for fresh food

Through scheme, low-income families exchange compostable rubbish for fresh food

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Mexico City’s Mercado du Trueque has already seen residents swap their rubbish for food, and now a similar scheme is launching in New York. Hello Compost wants to encourage composting by offering low-income families credits for fresh produce in return for their organic waste, using gamification as an incentive.

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