Compost/Fungi/Biochar


How to Get Started with Composting

Source: Unknown Published: July 25, 2017   Learn the basics to composting — it’s easier than you think! Composting helps shrink our landfills, and the results are great for your garden and the planet. The trick is to know your “greens” from your “browns” and how...

147 Things You Can Compost And 9 Things You Can’t

Source: backyardboss.net Published: May 31, 2017 By Candace Osmond If you’ve got a backyard, you might have started your own compost heap. Composting is a great way to get rid of leftover food, plant material and other biodegradable items that would otherwise have to...

Composting

Source: blog.education.nationalgeographic.com Published: March 16, 2017 Image provided by City Compost Olivia Ries Hi! Olivia here from One More Generation! Remember how back in December I wrote about gardening and composting on my holiday list? Well, do I have some...

When is Composting Better Than Recycling?

Source: earth911.com Published: June 9, 2016 Madeleine Somerville It’s a testament to our increased awareness of waste management and environmental issues that we now often have several options at hand when it comes to getting rid of things that have outlived their...

Project Oscar

Project Oscar Source: boston.gov Published: February 17, 2017 Project Oscar is Boston’s 24-hour community compost pilot program.   Named after the Sesame Street character, Project Oscar compost bins give communities a place to drop-off residential food scraps for...

Federal Street School Composting Starts with A Bang

Source: recorder.com Published: November 18, 2016 Recorder Staff/Tom Relihan Amy Donovan of the Franklin County Solid Waste District shows Federal Street School fourth-grades Jayden Tyler and Shelby O’Leary a bin that will be used to collect food waste from...

Composting is Grounds for Change on Alaska Flights

Source: blog.alaskaair.com Published: May 5, 2016 By Marianne Lindsey, Staff Writer Marianne Lindsey Alaska Airlines serves up 37,000 cups of coffee a day on its more than 900 daily flights, brewed using more than 250,000 pounds of Starbucks coffee each year. Ensuring...

Our Waste Could Help Reverse Climate Change

Source: sfexaminer.com Published: August 31, 2016 If California funds new composting facilities, more cities could divert waste, more farmers and ranchers would have access to compost and more rangeland could be covered. (Courtesy photo) By Robyn Purchia A few years...

Helping Farmers Expand Composting in the County

Source: mocofoodcouncil.org Published: December 9, 2015 by Montgomery County Food Council Did you know that food scraps account for approximately 23% of the County’s overall waste stream? And did you know that there are new state standards that allow farmers to use...

Reducing the Impact of Wasted Food by Feeding the Soil and Composting

Source: epa.gov Published: February 14, 2017 Composting is the fifth tier of EPA’s Food Recovery Hierarchy. Even when all actions have been taken to use your wasted food, certain inedible parts will still remain and can be turned into compost to feed and nourish...