147 Things you can Compost and 9 Things you can’t

Posted on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 by

1. VEGETABLES This is the most simple answer and most people will know you can compost vegetables but it is as good a place as any to start the list. Vegetables can be fresh (although you should be eating them!), cooked, frozen and completely moldy. All of them are okay to be thrown onto your […]

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Tips for Starting a Home Composting System

Posted on Friday, January 27th, 2017 by

What Is Composting? Composting is the process of taking natural organic material, such as eggshells, coffee grounds, grass trimmings, and banana peels, and placing it in a bin, then encouraging it to break down over time into a nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be used on your lawn and garden. Composting at Home State of Composting […]

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How To Start Your Own Compost

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 by

Here in San Francisco, residents are given a free bin to collect compost materials. This is in an effort to eliminate all waste in landfills. Tara explains how you can make your own compost bin right in your backyard! Learn more about the Stuff to Blow Your Mind Science Awards Contest: http://www.stufftoblowyourmind.com/sc… Read More: How […]

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Home Composting Guide – Enriching Soil and Local Environmental Health

Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2016 by

More people are composting today, both for the environment and their own benefit. However, even if the neighbors are doing it, starting out with composting can still seem daunting at first. How do we turn leftovers into nutrient rich soil? What method is the best for a particular situation? What should and should not be […]

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Assembly Bill No. 1045 CHAPTER 596 Organic Waste : Composting

Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016 by

Assembly Bill No. 1045 CHAPTER 596 An act to add and repeal Sections 42649.87 and 43032 to the Public Resources Code, relating to solid waste. [ Approved by Governor   October 08, 2015. Filed with Secretary of State   October 08, 2015. ] LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST AB 1045, Irwin. Organic waste: composting. (1) The existing California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, which is administered by […]

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Lasagna Gardening; the lazy, yet conveniently successful(!), Gardening method

Posted on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 by

Patricia Lanza first introduced the concept of lasagna gardening in her 1998 book, Lasagna Gardening: a New System of Layering for Bountiful Gardens. A busy mother of seven children and an inn owner, she simply didn’t have time to care for her vegetable garden using traditional techniques. Over several years, she developed a gardening strategy […]

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Please get in touch with us for your Composting needs

Posted on Thursday, December 31st, 2015 by

With the ever-increasing population and consumerism, waste is mounting at exponential rates. The huge quantity of waste that is generated and then dumped, leads to both environmental and health hazards. Current garbage generation in India is 0.2 to 0.6 kilograms of waste per head per day, and it is estimated that by 2025 this will […]

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Composting Video- in Mandarin

Posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by

Looking for an informational video in Mandarin about (backyard) composting? Look no further! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoWyNueAuG0

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Super Easy, 3 Minute “How-To” Composting Vid, from Enviromom

Posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by

Here at the Global Compost Project resources page, we have a lot of information about composting! From specific composting tips for city dwellers, to the ins and outs of the carbon cycle, to kid friendly composting ideas, we’ve got enough to entertain! However, if you are simply looking for a super quick, basic, yet also […]

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Kid Friendly Composting & Recycling Animated Videos with Peppa Pig

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 by

Knowing what bin to throw your waste in can be a little confusing, even difficult, for ‘young environmentalists’ who are first learning the ins and outs of the sorting business. Luckily, parents have Peppa pig to help their kid better understand how and what to recycle and compost! Check out these short animations, easily accessed […]

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