Weather Forecast


A backyard composting campaign may be diverting 66 tons of food waste from area landfills


A two-year backyard composting campaign in Crow Wing County likely diverted 66 tons of food waste from area landfills, according to an Environmental Protection Agency model.

The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Crow Wing County Extension (CWC) Master Gardeners and the Northland Arboretum report the campaign has been successful.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889