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Composter inauguration at the Villaggio del Ragazzo in San Salvatore Cogorno

20 December, 2015

On 11th December it was held the inauguration of the electromechanical composter at the Villaggio del Ragazzo in San Salvatore Cogorno.

 GAL has entrusted the machine to this Institute, which, with its 1.100 daily attendances and about 600/800 daily meals, proves to be an excellent context in which placing a professional composter that can turn over 35 tons of waste per year in compost to be used in agriculture.

The center of San Salvatore Cogorno noted the educational value of the project trying to spread the principles of recycling to students and involving the Municipality of Cogorno with its five municipal schools for which they are making a protocol dedicated to waste separation. The compost produced will be destined to the Institute in Salvatore di Cogorno but also to the other centers linked to the Villaggio del Ragazzo and to an agricultural land that will be transformed into a teaching vegetable garden to make training in collaboration with the agricultural association Coldiretti


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