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Gallatin County Receives $400k Grant for Food Diversion Efforts

Gallatin County is the proud recipient of a federal grant that will allow our landfill to work with public and private partners to help reduce food waste in our communities.

Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Gallatin County a $400,000 grant to help expand composting operations at Logan Landfill to include food wastes and biosolids.

The Gallatin Solid Waste Management District (GSWMD) owns and operates Gallatin County's landfill. Last year, over 200,000 tons of waste were landfilled in Logan. Based on national averages and a waste audit, it's estimated that 35,000 to 40,000...