Like any agricultural industry, cannabis generates a fair amount of solid waste. And like other retail industries, cannabis creates packaging materials that end up in landfills.

But because of the uniquely strict regulations attached to cannabis, the industry ends up producing far more waste than comparative industries.

Start with the “green waste” that comes from growing operations: cannabis stalks and roots, trimmed materials, along with contaminated, spoiled or damaged plants.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ Leafly.com ~