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Bokashi: The Japanese Composting Method Not Recognized in USA

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, food, waste, composting )

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The correlation between food waste and environmental decline may seem weak, but the amount of food wasted is, in fact, a problem for our environment.

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Carol H. (229)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 10:32 am
noted, thank you Cher

Bianca D. (87)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 12:30 pm
Very interesting! We compost, peelings, etc., but I had no idea that doing so reduces greenhouse gass emissions from landfills!

When food is disposed in a landfill, it rots and secretes the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide and methane — the latter is a greenhouse gas that is 25 times more dangerous than carbon dioxide. According to calculations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 20 percent of the methane emissions in the United States come from landfills.

Thanks Cher.

Marie W. (67)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 9:03 pm

Heather Rasm (5)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 3:47 pm
Interesting. Thanks for the post!

Kay M. (345)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 8:29 am
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