Food is not garbage


A man recycles food scraps. He puts them in a bin.
Photo by Ian Smith/The Vancouver Sun

Food is not garbage
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
Level 1

Listen to “Food is not garbage”– Level 1
Reading by Jessica Heafey

Metro Vancouver* wants you
to recycle your food scraps.
Starting in January 2015,
food scraps must go into a green bin.

Then the city collects the scraps.
The scraps make compost soil.
Farms and gardens use this soil.

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