Cities are an important player to solve the World’s phosphorus crisis. They should become an urban mine from waste water and food waste, and make the chain of phosphorus circular.
Milan is a densely populated city home to 1.3 million inhabitants with a high performing household food waste collection program that collects about 1.3 kg of food waste per person per week, which is well above levels of recycling in most cities around the World.
Cities face many challenges each day with limited resources available. Is food waste an issue governments, and more in specific cities, should even consider to tackle?
San Francisco on the 5 keys to success behind their high-performing food waste composting program.
What started as a trial rolled out to 2,000 families, flourished into a self-sustaining and evolving group of home composters supported by an active online community (via Facebook).