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Pile It On: 20 Trash Types You Can Actually Compost
Offbeat  (tags: compost, trash, gardening, season, soil )

Merissa
- 3241 days ago - webecoist.com
The summer gardening season may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean you should stop composting, especially when you could easily divert more than half of your trash into a free source of soil.
Ground for Ground: Put Your Coffee Back Into the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: ground, coffee, earth, recycle, compost, waste )

Merissa
- 3248 days ago - mnn.com
Coffee grounds are better than gold in the garden. One Australian man got fed up with all the wasted grounds and started up a movement to get them back into the soil.
HAITI: Piloting a New and Improved "Flying Toilet"
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Haiti, latrines, flying toilet, slums, compost, plastic bag, Peepoo, Oxfam, sanitation, WHO, UNICEF, compost toilet, releaf, health, human faeces )

Naoko
- 3270 days ago - irinnews.org
In slums worldwide, residents unable to reach a latrine defecate in a plastic bag and then sling it over the rooftops (flying toilet). But in Haiti, aid teams are testing a specially treated bag designed to turn human faeces into compost within weeks.
Keeping Wildlife Out of the Compost
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, compost, protection )

CherAway
- 3404 days ago - healthnewsdigest.com
It's true that outdoor compost piles and bins can be a draw for wildlife--be it bears, rats, raccoons, skunks, opossums or some other creatures of the night--but there are ways to minimize the attraction. For one, make sure everyone in your household knows
   

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