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i 3. FRD~A~GUST26MOND~AUGUST292011 T 'O''''''''''''''' '~ the new Eden." The group has re, type of programs we want to farm eeived grants t ough the state's promote under that, ' Everhart I renewable resources programs said. She saidthe Chamberhas H rn B Yin Powee ] Continued from page37 to further its rr ission of"foster- put out the word about the pro- e" u-i g I I ingpub c oo s ndeduc - g am tO ehobo bus - at.the eachle J rich and speeds up the compost' ingcommunit businessleaders nesses in an effort to get them to Search a comple elist of homesI I ing process. It makes a better about econ0 ic and practical join. : at the beach at wWw.prugallo.comI. I fertilizer and we don t have to business models for the use. and Knhns said the Rehoboth area use poultry manure as much, recovery of re ewable resources has been chosen for this demon- "For" det at 800-321-3819, I Tunnell and his partner in the in Delaware.l" Eden is anst ation project because of the business, Shannon Argo, said acronym for Ehergize Delaware high concentration of restau- I 16712 Kings HighWay, [ they are setting up routes to col- Now. This inndvative program is rants, "We want participating Prudentiall Lewes, DE 19959 I lect the food wastes onMondaysi funded by sev4ral grant awards, r staurants to use this Replenish "~lj~" ~_~LL~'~'~n~'~] 302-645-6661, ext. 1114 t Wednesdays and Fridays. including grafits from the De- program as part of their market- ....... 30>236-i'43(di@t) l Restaurants, owners and staff are partment of Nhtural Resources ing. This is all about replenish- ' being trained in the proper way and Environnlental Control's ingthe farm and the table." to separate food wastes into Greenhouse Gz s Reduction Pro- ' buckets. . and other containers _gram The Lo _agwood F0unda-, :, i, : : : hned wath compostable bags. tion, and Constellation Energys : , "Fruits, vegetables, meat, shell- EcoStar Progra m. fish, paper towels; napkins - any, "It's very iml ortant that this be thing organic that will break seen not as just a good thing to down," said Tunnell. do for the world, but also some- Knhns said in addition to the thing that's go economically," .... six restaurants now participat- said Kuhns. That's why what : ...... , : : ing, another couple dozen have we're doing is art education and given verbal commitments. "By part demonst tion. The differ- , the end of the year'we expect to ence between the cost of hauling have more than 50 involvedi The these wastes tc the landfills ver- process isn't difficult, but it has sushavingtherlhauledtoacom- ' i to be done right." posting facilit is the economic . : Blue Hen is providing the pick- foundation of t fis." o up service at no cost for the first Carol Everh rt, president and 30 days. "We have to quantify CEO of the Rehoboth Beach- how much we will be picking up Dewey Beach ;hamber of Com- be fore we can figure out the merce, sa!d the program fits in charges," said Tunnell. with the goal ; of the chamber Green isgold and the goals of its Destination , ..... .... Station Center project. .... : i The mantra for the Eden pro- a chaml er, we like it be- " ., gram is: 'An economy in harmo, cause it saves the businesses ny with the earth's ecosystem is money. DSCI it's.exactly the ! This is the graphic used by Blue Hen Organics on its food Wa~ste hauling truck. "[ ,:)i: , Rt' 1 North, ul c