Grocery store, Prairieland Dairy form partnership
March 16, 2015 by Journal Star
March 16, 2015, Lincoln, NB – A Nebraska grocery chain that owns Super Saver and Russ’s Market is partnering with Prairieland Dairy near Firth to turn tons of organic waste into beneficial compost.
The dairy’s picks up the waste – made up of mostly produce, bakery goods, meat scraps, floral arrangements and cardboard – at six Russ’ Market stores in the city. The waste is then hauled to the dairy’s composting operation in southern Lancaster County, where it is mixed with cow manure. The organic waste/manure material sits for about eight weeks in windrows. READ MORE
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