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VIDEO: Trash Queens Episode 4: Destination: Governor’s Island

How your food scraps are transformed into super soil

February 1, 2017

Join the Trash Queens on Governor’s Island to see how some of New York City’s organic waste is turned into rich, reusable soil.

Video produced by Eleanor Cummins and Ellen Airhart

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Eleanor Cummins is a writer focusing on the intersection of science and culture. Trained in medical anthropology at the University of Washington, she has conducted research on a variety of topics including scientific misconduct in the context of evolutionary theory and adolescent health in the digital age. Her free time has been dedicated almost exclusively to newsrooms, including work as a staff reporter for the Tri-City Herald and an editor at The Daily of UW.

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