According to the World Wildlife Federation, approximately 11% of the greenhouse gas emissions created by the food system could be eliminated by the eradication of food waste.

Are you ready to keep your food waste out of the landfill where it contributes to the production of methane, a known contributor to climate change?

Iris Waste Diversion Specialists offers a food scrap collection service in select areas in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The food scraps are delivered
to 5Heart Earthworm Farm for processing into premium worm castings, a natural soil enhancer.

City of Bay City, Michigan – Iris is conducting a 9-month residential food scrap collection program with 200 subscribers to test porch pickup service, gather data, and survey residents on their participation. The pilot program is provided in partnership with the City of Bay City, Michigan, and is funded in part by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy Recycling Grant Program. Contact us to learn more.

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Business food scrap collection services 

Business Food Scrap Collection Services are available to businesses and markets in Saginaw, Bay City, and Flint. Learn more about our business service.