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Meet the Young Visionary Who’s Making Composting “Cool”

“Domingo Morales will be the first to tell you that composting changed his life.

It all started in 2015 when the Brooklyn resident spotted a flier for Green City Force — an AmeriCorps sustainability training program aimed at youth within the New York City Housing Authority. Morales fit the description of an ideal applicant to a T and, feeling aimless after quitting his restaurant job months before, thought it might be a sign.

Today, Morales manages composting sites and teaches people how to incorporate composting into their lives.

Morales sees grassroots composting, especially among Housing Authority residents, as a way of bridging that gap while fostering empowerment and inclusivity within the green economy. To that end, Morales mentors the next generation with the goal of increasing diversity within the composting community.

READ MORE ON HOW HE DOES IT:
https://grist.org/fix/domingo-morales-make-composting-cool/


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