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Food Waste Diversion Evaluation

Partner: City of Portland

Start Date: January 2012

Duration: Current


In conjunction with Can Weight Study, Community Environmental Services, CES will be evaluating participation rates amongst Portland single family residents. CES staff will visually inspect Green Portland Compost! roll carts for the presence of food waste. Evaluations will be conducted in the Spring and Fall of 2012. 

The study will reach approximately 1,600 homes in 10 different neighborhoods spread throughout Portland.

To learn more about Food Waste Diversion Evaluation and similiar studies, contact CES.