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3 Ways to Discard Used Cooking Oil

You probably know that cooking oil doesn't belong in the drain. Even the little amounts of oil that ends up in the sink after washing an oily dish can lead to problems.†Eventually, built-up oil can cl…

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Food Composting Comes to NYC

I first came to New York City in the late 80s, and one aspect of city life that made an immediate impression on me was the immensity of the garbage problem. There was (and still is, for the most part)…

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5 Clever and Convenient Compost Solutions

With Earth Day around the corner, we're aiming to be more responsible composters here at Gardenista. We admit, our impulse is to scrape the dinner plates into the sink, whirl the disposal, and be don…

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Charlotte Airport Opens Worm Composting Facility

by Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review The nation's tenth busiest airport, Charlotte Douglas International, sees about forty million passengers annually. Forty million passengers, among other things, …

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Create Compost from Autumn Leaves

Reduce your curbside trips and enrich your garden by composting your fall leaf harvest. Is this the Fall to consider composting leaves on their own? Leaf Mold (a rather unfortunate name) is compos…

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Are Tea Bags Really Compostable?

Composting your tea bags seems like a no-brainer, right? It's a paper wrapper, a fabric string, and a bunch of damp leaves - seems perfect for the compost bin. The trouble with tea bags is that there'…

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The Simple Breakdowns of Composting

You don't have to have a large garden or an expensive composter to turn your scraps into nutritious fertilizer; it's easy and you can even do it in the smallest apartment. Here, Michelle, editor of …

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3 Reasons to Love Earthworms

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx I have a degree in biology, which means Iíve spent more than my fair share of time hanging around with earthworms. And let me tell you - theyíre awesome critters! They'…

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How to Compost Table Scraps

Wondering how to compost your table scraps? Don't have a big back yard? Green living expert Terri Bennett shows you an option that requires very little space and effort. Your plants will thank you. Ph…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Motherís Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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