Va. Transportation Officials Turning Roadkill Into Compost

Va. Transportation Officials Turning Roadkill Into Compost

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The Virginia Department of Transportation has harnessed the power of accelerated decomposition and the odor-suppressing wonders of sawdust to turn its highway carcasses into plant food.

The state agency picks up as many as 55,000 dead deer every year and is testing the process at four sites, breaking down the animals in as little as six weeks.

(READ the story from The Virginian-Pilot)

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