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Find Your Nearest Worm Supplier

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 by

If you’re embracing the zero waste urban lifestyle, we bet you know where the closest local & sustainable coffee shop is to your urban home. But zero waste doesn’t only apply to compostable coffee cups; you should also know where your local worm supplier is too! Check out the link below to locate your closest worm […]

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Skeptical of the septic system? Check out Clivus Multrum composting toilets!

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by

Composting toilets. Now here’s an idea that may have once caused even the most Berekely of us to turn up our noses. Yet some companies, such as Clivus Multrum, have accepted that daunting challenge of breaking down human waste, and have introduced products, methods, and educational presentations that make decomposing toilet waste look downright doable! […]

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On The Way To Zero Waste: SF Celebrates Garbage Landmark

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced today. Working with the city’s Department of the Environment and Recology, the city’s garbage collector, Lee has been pushing residents, businesses and industry to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost in an effort to create a […]

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From Farm to Fork and Back Again: New California Law Seeks to Close Food Waste Loop

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

California’s regulations governing organic food waste became more stringent on September 28, 2014, as Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1826 into law.  The law requires commercial generators of food waste to have it composted or transformed to energy via anaerobic digestion. Read the rest of article at SeedStock

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San Francisco Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

The San Francisco Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance (No. 100-09) is a local municipal ordinance requiring all persons located in San Francisco to separate their recyclables, compostables and landfilled trash and to participate in recycling and composting programs. Passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2009, it became the first local municipal ordinance […]

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Long-term climate change mitigation potential with organic matter management on grasslands

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

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Greenhouse gas emissions from dairy manure management: a review of field-based studies

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

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Temperature Patterns and the Effect on Microbial Populations during the Composting of Human Waste

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The Full Scoop on Composting Poop

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

By Robert Pavlis on April 10, 2015 Human and animal waste is considered to be a good garden fertilizer in much of the world. In more civilized countries we call it ‘icky’. Can you compost urine and poop? Are there disease issues? Does it need to be composted differently than other organic ingredients? Read on to get […]

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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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