Wells Fargo Center to begin composting food waste

    The Wells Fargo Center will begin composting its food waste, and the process starts tonight.

    After the Flyers game, food waste from the center’s kitchens will be sent to Delaware to be turned into organic soil products, as the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.

    About 75 percent of the waste coming from the center’s events can be composted, including fruit and vegetables; meat, poultry and seafood; bakery items and ingredients; coffee grounds, filters, tea bags; milk, juices and cartons without plastic spouts; dairy products; paper products; waxed paper and paperboard; and plants and cut flowers.

    Special containers will be used for the composting at the Aramark kitchens.

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