For those of you in Victoria, BC who want to give back to the soil that sustains you, but don’t have the time or energy, or don’t know where to start, Pedal-To-Petal has a solution:
Pedal-To-Petal is a permaculture-based collective of bicycle loving food security activists who are taking direct action to reduce carbon emissions and landfill waste and to feed the soil and the city’s hungry.We offer weekly pick-up of kitchen scraps to your residence or business in Victoria, BC. We provide sturdy, air and water tight 5 gallon pails for your scraps, and flexible pickup schedules. Most residences fill up one of these every other week. Our business clients tend to fill one or more buckets every week.
This is Trevor’s full-time job – hauling compost from Pedal-To-Petal clients in his awesome compost bike trailer-mobile! Other trash collection and recycle-by-bike enterprises are also up-and-coming in the continental U.S. and are highlighted on our sister blog, Utility Cycling. Our thanks to Trevor for the awesome share, and innovative use of a bicycle trailer. For more information or to learn how you can get involved, please visit Pedal-to-Petal’s website.