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School Lunch Confidential: Inside Cafeteria Composting

That’s right—what you are looking at is the inside of a trash can. If you pulled back to a wide angle, you would find yourself in the middle of an … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Year In Composting

In last week’s New York Times article entitled, The Reluctant Composter, Elissa Gootman talks about how she ended up with a worm bin in her apartment. Like many things parents … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

Design + Composting in India: The Daily Dump

These beautiful terracotta planters are…. you guessed it! Composters!  I came across an article in City Farmer News this week about an inspiring kitchen waste management project in Bangalore, India, … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Harvesting your Worm Bin – Indoor Composting part 2

Once you get your worm bin up and running, you will fall into the happy rhythm of saving/freezing your scraps when you cook and adding them to your bin once … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · 6 Comments

Worms Are Your Friends – Indoor Composting (part 1)

I need to clarify one point.  My brand new outdoor compost tumbler does not include worms.  They need an environment between 55°-80° and wouldn’t survive the winter in New York. … Continue reading

January 17, 2012 · 7 Comments

Feelin’ the composting love!

Wow.  Now I know what it means to have been freshly pressed – and it’s awesome.  I have to say that until yesterday, the majority of my blog readers were … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Urban Composting: how to convince your building that it’s cool.

It’s January 10th and I am pleased to announce that I have already fulfilled a resolution!  Never mind that it was a resolution made back in 2010.  This weekend we … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 143 Comments

It’s Earth Day. Time to get your compost on.

Do you like gardening?  Do you feel like you never get enough time to dig around in the dirt here in the city?  Does it bug you when you have … Continue reading

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April 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

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