When will the program begin?

The program is being developed and an official launch date is unknown. The first shipment of 1,600 units is expected to arrive by late 2022. The program will be implemented in phases to ensure smooth uptake in the community and is expected to take a few years.

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1. Why is Nelson developing this program?
2. When will the program begin?
3. Why pre-treat organics?
4. Who is eligible?
5. What are the program benefits?
6. How is this program financed?
7. What is a pre-treatment appliance? What does it do?
8. Is this program sustainable?
9. Will organics be collected?
10. What is the brand of appliance?
11. How much energy does the appliance consume?
12. Is the soil amendment safe to use in my home garden?
13. How will I learn how to use the FoodCycler?
14. How does the appliance minimize odors?
15. I'm moving or switching tenants in my rental, what do I do with my FoodCycler?
16. How long will my filters last?
17. Will the soil amendment attract pests?