Temperature Your Helpful Friend During Composting!

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by

How to measure temperature in a compost pile to make adjustments and observe the process. Compostas en Pila – Temperaturas Como medir temperaturas en la pila de composta para hacer ajustes y observar el proceso.

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You Can Compost Human Waste!

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

Oceans of sewage. Tapped-out water sources. Ever-costlier fertilizers. A flurry of recent studies warn of resource scarcity for the world’s cities. Fortunately, a growing legion of urban dwellers think the nutrients and water in their toilets are too valuable to flush away. From Boston to San Francisco, city dwellers are taking the “waste” out of […]

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Western Disposal Services – Boulder CO

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

Western offers curbside pickup of compostable material in many areas – an innovative service that helps increase diversion & serves the waste reduction goals of our customers and the community. Why Compost? In the landfill, organic material is covered & compacted and doesn’t have much, if any, oxygen to break down – so it doesn’t […]

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Composting Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

A handout from the EPA

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Composting Dog Waste

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

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Composting Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste

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Do We Treat Our Soil Like Dirt?

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2015 by

That question headlining a 1984 National Geographic article on soils remains as relevant today as it was more than 30 years ago. We lavish attention on our food, we want to know where it came from, who grew it, and whether it is “conventional” or “organic.” But we give hardly a passing thought to the ground our food […]

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Composting Leaves: Keeping Yard Waste From Landfills

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2015 by

Leaves –high in carbon and trace elements — are a great ingredient to add to any composting effort. And turning them into leaf mold yields a different valuable amendment, full of the living microbes that keep soils healthy. But care must be taken when composting leaves. Leaves are mostly carbon. To make finished, well-balanced compost […]

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Aerating A Compost Pile

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by

Using solar powered attic ventilation fans to aerate your compost piles can save you loads of back breaking labor!  Here is a diagram of how to set it up:

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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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