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Dirt Works seeks to facilitate urban composting by collecting and transporting food refuse, improving the sustainability and efficiency of cities. We take something people think of as trash—food refuse—and we help compost it, turning it into a valuable resource: nutrient-rich soil.

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About Dirt Works

Dirt Works Team

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Get Involved with Dirt Works

If Dirt Works sounds like an interesting project to you, please let us know. There are many ways to get involved. Contact us at workingwithdirt [at] gmail [dot] com.

For Collaborators

Please contact us if you would like to collaborate with or join the Dirt Works team. Whether you have experience in composting, urban planning, law, finance, business, communications or another area, being a part of Dirt Works could be an exciting opportunity for you. We strongly believe that diversity produces a rich environment for creative thinking, and we hope you'll join in the process.

For Mentors

The Dirt Works team is working hard to solve difficult problems with sustainable solutions, and we know that there are many individuals who have more experience at this challenge than us. We invite you to share your knowledge with us, and are looking forward to learning from you. Even if you aren't in the New York City area, we encourage you to let us know of your interest.

For Supporters

We are currently seeking financial support to start a pilot program of Dirt Works. If you'd like to make a donation or investment, please let us know.

For Interested Community Members

Are you a resident of Brooklyn? We might be starting a pilot program near you. Let us know if you are interested in food scrap pickup, and check back for news on our pilot programs (coming soon).

Would you like to bring Dirt Works to your community? We'd like to hear from you!

For Composting Initiative Participants

If you participate in a composting initiative, we'd like to learn about it. We may even want to partner with you. Contact us to see how we can help each other get composting to go mainstream.