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...

These Amazing Zero-Waste Buildings Were Grown from Mushrooms

Source: inhabitat.com  Published: June 27, 2017 Written by Lidija Grozdanic Could the buildings of the future be grown instead of built? Brunel University student Aleksi Vesaluoma has found a way to grow living structures using mushroom mycelium. Vesaluoma worked with...

Zero Waste at Bates

Source: bates.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Just as Bates has a goal of becoming carbon neutral, we also have a goal of moving towards becoming a Zero Waste campus. If this sounds impossible, consider this: our Dining Service has already achieved an over 80% diversion...

Waste Management

Source: newschool.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Waste Management Main Photo The New School generates around two and a half million pounds of waste each year. Forty-five percent of that waste is directly diverted from a landfill through recycling and composting. Our...

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...

Zero Waste Buying Co-Op

Source: eurekarecycling.org Published: May 3, 2017 Every spring and fall, Eureka Recycling coordinates a buying cooperative that allows individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Twin Cities area to purchase recycled paper and compostable products at a reduced...

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...