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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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Worm Composting Helps Clean Up Heavy Metals

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From airport scale worm composting to vermicomposting farm waste, the idea of using worms to eat our garbage is no longer confined to plastic tubs in TreeHuggers' basemen…

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3 Reasons to Love Earthworms

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

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How Green Is Compostable Packaging?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I was recently asked a question about "compostable" food packaging being used by some grocers like Trader Joe's and how "green" they are. As a scientist wh…

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Vermicomposting: Worms, Bins and How To Get Started

By Collin Dunn, TreeHugger What is vermicomposting? Why use worms? Known also as worm compost, vermicast, worm castings, worm humus or worm manure, vermicompost is similar to plain compo…

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