ABOUT TRANSFORMATION OF TRASH, LIFESTYLES AND COMMUNITIES
After soft launching a few modifications to the Bucket Swap program earlier this year we are ready to make them official. Here's a rundown of all the changes to the Bucket Swap program, starting with its name!
BUCKET SWAP IS NOW BUCKET DROP
We will no longer be swapping your full bucket of scraps for a clean empty one. Instead, we’ll add your scraps to the compost pile and return your bucket back to you. To avoid any confusion we’ve changed the name of the program from Bucket Swap to Bucket Drop!
WHY? Since last year the program has seen an exponential growth in participation from roughly 5 new participants each month to 30 new participants joining the program each month. The operations team wasn’t able to keep up with sourcing once-used buckets to fulfill this demand. In addition, Swaps required each hub to have an extra bucket for each participant. By switching to Drops we are making a more efficient use of our buckets, water, storage space and hub manager’s time!
I would argue that if you are reading this blog, you are interested in composting. If you are like me, however, you’ve been thinking about the prospect for months, even years, but haven’t figured a way to get started. Maybe you don’t have the backyard space. Maybe you don’t have a garden where you can use your compost. Or it might be that you simply don’t have the time.
Food2Soil Composting Collective was started in 2015 by Inika Small Earth, Inc as a community supported social enterprise. Inika Small Earth is a 501c(3) tax exempt corporation that works on fostering a circular economy that is enterprise-driven, people-powered and community-centered.