Stories tagged: barr-tech
Tue., March 3, 2015
It’s almost like apples and oranges. Because the city of Seattle has begun shipping its food waste 100-plus miles to Quincy, a composting facility one mile outside the Spokane County …
Mon., March 2, 2015
An emergency rule issued last month by the Washington state Agriculture Department to protect the state’s $2 billion apple industry has threatened to derail Spokane’s curbside yard waste recycling program …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
A family squabble could become a big headache for new Spokane Mayor David Condon. Two of Condon’s brothers, who formed a compost operation that has a $2 million city contract, …
Tue., Aug. 10, 2010, 5:57 p.m.
Managers of Spokane Valley-based Yoke’s Fresh Market say they’re saving $7,000 a week by separating food waste from store garbage and sending it to a regional composting facility.