Borden debuts 'zero waste' at Envirofest

Elkhart Truth file photo Borden Waste-Away is debuting its "zero waste" service in August. By offering composting options along with recycling and trash collection at events, fewer items should end up in the landfill. In this 2017 photo, trash is buried at the Elkhart County Landfill.

ELKHART — Borden Waste-Away is debuting its environmentally focused "zero waste" service at the Aug. 3 Envirofest in Elkhart, the group announced Monday.

The concept ensures that event organizers that choose to use materials such as compostable utensils over plastic can actually get those materials composted rather than sent to the landfill, a news release said.

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