Meet Vandra Thorburn, the Compost Queen of New York City

Vokashi is a new service from passionate environmentalist and founder Vandra Thorburn which helps New York City business deal with the tons of compostable food waste produced every day.

In this video from Zagat, learn all about the woman behind the organization and about composting in New York City.

One-third of all food that is produced is expected to be wasted or lost, but tactics like composting are helping to limit a future filled with food failures. Zagat visited the front lines of the war on waste with one composting company - Vokashi - and its founder Vandra Thorburn, to find out why recycling food is catching on across the country.

via Zagat

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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