Compost leaders discuss whether plastics are worth the headache

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

By Jared Paben, Resource Recycling October 13, 2015 Allowing compostable plastic bags in a food scraps collection program can address the “yuck factor” and bring in more material, but be ready to sort them out, experts said. “There’s a trade-off,” said Jack Macy of the San Francisco Department of the Environment. “You get more food […]

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San Francisco’s Food Composting Program

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

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THE STORY OF ZERO WASTE

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

Check out the story, here: Zero Waste Story PDF

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The potential role of compost in reducing greenhouse gases

Posted on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 by

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Our philosophical attitude towards poo needs to change – Philip Hoare

Posted on Sunday, November 1st, 2015 by

It’s a logical result of extinction, so one wonders why no one bothered to do the sum before: what happened to the world when it lost the cumulative billions of tonnes of faeces produced by mammoths, sloths and whales? A new study from the University of Vermont has shown that the planet has suffered twofold from the […]

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Poop Train

Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 by

Radiolab Podcast on what happens to Poop!

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USCC Position Statement: Keeping Organics Out of Landfills

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2015 by

  The US Composting Council is firmly opposed to landfilling yard debris and other source-separated organics when viable alternatives are available. It is an inefficient way to use our organic feedstocks–wasting resources, reducing recycling, and potentially increasing greenhouse gas emissions. As the world focuses on mitigating and preventing the consequences of global climate change there […]

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This HORSE converts food waste into fertilizer and energy

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 by

In this case, the HORSE is a ‘living’ machine, not an animal, and has the potential to reinvent the food cycle. We have a huge food waste problem, not only in the US, but all over the globe, and while the issue really needs to be addressed on the upstream side, we also need viable […]

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Video showing how to reduce the waste of bark, leaves, and vegetables and produce less waste on the planet

Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 by

Hello, my name is Gustavo, I’m from Brazil São Paulo and produced this video showing how to reduce the waste of bark, leaves, vegetables and vegetables and produce less waste on the planet Horta com material reciclável GARRAFA PET e adubo caseiro, bem simples de fazer, as garrafas de plastico irão servir de vasinho […]

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Dica de Adubo caseiro com as sobras das cascas da vitamina matinal

Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 by

Depois de algumas pessoas ficarem em duvida sobre oque usar no adubo caseiro nesse outro vídeo mostro ingredientes da vitamina matinal e o resto desses ingredientes compõem a receita do adubo caseiro para usar em minha horta da varanda do apartamento. A receita da vitamina matinal é Banana, Mamão, Maçã, Morango, Cenoura, Beterraba e duas […]

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