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Great Question!: What Happens To Green Waste In Sacramento?

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Question asker Ellen Chapman and reporter Julia Mitric talk about green waste in Chapman's yard.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Ever wonder what happens to your yard waste after you put in that bin and drag it to the curb? Listener Ellen Chapman did.

In the second installment of our listener-driven series, Great Question!, CapRadio Food & Sustainability reporter Julia Mitric went looking for waste. Her search took her to the Elder Creek Transfer Station, where green waste is processed and prepared for use as mulch and fertilizer.

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