by LeeAnna Tatum
Environmentally conscious couple Michael and
purchased for collecting appropriate food waste
Maria Wedum are on a mission to help the City
and exchanged on a weekly basis for an empty
of Savannah divert food scraps from the landfill
and restore the depleted soils of the area’s local
farms. The couple founded COR Composting (COR
For those who want to compost for their own use
stands for Code of Return) two years ago with a
in the garden or who don’t live in Savannah, the
simple principle in mind - close the loop!
couple offers free consultations by phone or email.
COR Composting not only works with restaurants
I spoke with Maria to learn more about backyard
and businesses to keep their food waste out
composting and to put together some basic
of landfills, but they also work with individuals.
information to encourage anyone who might be
For those who live within their service area
thinking of composting and answer some basic
in Savannah, a COR Compost bucket can be
questions a new composter might have.