Newspaper Boxes Find New Work as Community Compost Bins

Newspaper Boxes Find New Work as Community Compost Bins

New York Compost. Get it?

Rachel Pincus
  • 3 december 2015

Composting can feel just as alien to a city-dweller as metro systems and concrete can feel to a country mouse. But Debbie Ullman, a graphic designer who until 2013 worked for the legendary (but embattled) newspaper The New York Daily News, has one interesting conceit for getting New Yorkers used to the idea of turning their organic trash into treasure: transforming street-corner newspaper boxes into attractive collection sites with the punny monkier “The New York Compost.”

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