Browsing the "compost" Tag

How To Compost In 5 Simple Steps

April 19th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it's surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines!


Beware Of What’s In Your Organic Compost

March 29th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

According to Rodale.com, well-meaning organic gardeners are sometimes tricked into buying toxic compost. Although the sludge industry has convinced many that sludge is cheap and safe (thanks in part to an expensive PR campaign), a 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) survey, that collected sewage sludge from 74 randomly selected publicly owned treatment works in 35 states, concluded that all sewage sludge contains toxic and hazardous materials.


EcoScraps Turns Trash Into Treasure One Rotten Tomato At A Time

October 15th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

Today is Blog Action Day 2012. On this day this year, bloggers around the world will write about "The Power Of We." It's all about how each of us can make a difference in the world individually and collectively. I'd like to share the story of a young company with lofty ideas about repurposing the huge amounts of food waste we generate



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