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New Raised Beds? Consider Layering of Compost
Green Lifestyle  (tags: raised bed gardening, hugelkultur, compost )

- 1186 days ago -
Hugelkultur beds are little different from other raised beds in composition apart from one key difference: The beds are built on top of a stockpile of rotted wood and other composting biomass
UB Mixes Students' Leftovers Into Soil to Help Beautify Campus | Ubspectrum
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food decomposition, soil smendment, University of Buffalo, compost, college campus )

- 1193 days ago -
It can take months for an eggshell or banana peel to decompose and be used in soil. But the University of Buffalo has a food decomposer that expedites that process, allowing the university to produce soil amendments in about 16 hours.
How to Make Your Own Compost: The Ultimate Guide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, compost, food )

- 1810 days ago -
Making your own compost is the ultimate in recycling; the practice of re-using your kitchen and garden waste is an old one but today, many people are put off by tales of storage problems and even rat infestations!
Place Compost Receptacles Around New York City ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, compost )

- 1936 days ago -
Reduce landfill waste and methane gas emissions by placing compost receptacles on street corners in NYC.
10 Tips for a Zero-Waste Household
Green Lifestyle  (tags: compost, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, greenliving, recycling, Sustainabililty, waste )

- 2419 days ago -
A year's worth of solid waste from Bea Johnson's home fits in a quart-sized jar. Here's how you can reduce yours.
What Makes Your Garden Soil Healthy and Nutritious for Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Garden soil, garden plants, health, weeds, tiling, compost, essential minerals, organic fertilizer, chemical fertilizer )

- 2560 days ago -
There are certain steps which you can take for the purpose of making your garden soil healthy and nutritious for plants. Here a few out of the lot.
How to Compost
Green Lifestyle  (tags: compost, composting, open, closed, natural, health conscious )

- 2821 days ago -
It was once something the zealous, health conscious, everything-natural believers did. But now it's something even mainstream America might be doing. It's called composting.
Humanure: The End of Sewage as We Know It?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: humanure, sewage, septic, tanks, systems, compost, waste, recycling, humans, organic, greenliving, environment, eco-friendly, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2850 days ago -
a small but growing number of Americans is unhooking from septic tanks and sewer systems and composting their waste.
Garden Alchemy: More Making Own 'Black Gold' - Compost
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, eco-friendly, family, home, compost )

- 2864 days ago -
Almost as old as dirt, compost is going high-tech. The surge in organic gardening is fueling new ways to make compost faster and with less effort. As a longtime gardener, Steve Hauser was used to making compost "the old-fashioned way."
Gardening Tips: How to Start a Compost Pile
Green Lifestyle  (tags: compost, garden, gardening, composting, growing your own vegetables, green, organic, agriculture, composting, composting revolution )

- 2980 days ago -
Spring is finally here and gardens will soon be in full bloom. One main part of garden work in general is composting. I'm sure you've heard that composting is also good for the environment, but how much do you actually know about it?
New Use for Food Scraps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, compost, Malaysia, food scrap, soil, waste reduction, speedy, pilot project, micro-organism, JICA, organic, goodnews )

- 3058 days ago -
The Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation of Malaysia held a workshop to train a staff of 80, including those from local governments, on the composting technique, with support from Japan's Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
What to Do With Those Beautiful Autumn Leaves
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fall foliage, fall foliage tour, autumn, fall, crafts, nature crafts, nature projects, environment, gardening, fall season, leaves, falling leaves, mulch, compost )

- 3177 days ago -
Have you ever wondered what to do with all those beautiful leaves besides raking them up and putting them on the curb? Here some great and endless ideas.
Residents Oppose Plans to Build Composting Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, business, energy, eco-friendly, green, health, recycling, protection, society, compost, cattle, bse )

- 3200 days ago -
Proposals to build composting plants in B.C. to deal with cow-tissue waste from slaughterhouses and butcher shops are running into local opposition due to fear of mad cow disease.
Kitchen Scraps to Garden Gold: Composters Explained
Green Lifestyle  (tags: compost, composting, gardening )

- 3243 days ago -
A great explanation of the different types of composters and ways to compost.
Compost 101: Don't Start a Garden Without It!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gardening, organic gardening, compost, composting, starting a compost pile, eco-friendly, vegetables, garden tips, sustainability, recycling )

- 3333 days ago -
No garden would be complete without its own natural recycling system, a compost pile. Without a way of dealing with compost, weeds and scraps are waste. But why create more trash when you can turn your garden and kitchen waste into valuable soil-building

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