What really happens to the organic waste you put in your compost bin | CBC News

In many communities, residents are asked to separate food waste into bins for municipal composting. Here’s a closer look at what actually gets composted and how, what happens to the rest, and where it all ends up.

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch is 16 times bigger than previously estimated, study finds

A new study suggests that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an area spanning 1.6 million square kilometres, contains more than 79,000 tonnes of floating plastic — 16 times more than previous estimates.

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