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Composting in New York: Lessons from the West Coast

Jun 17, 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York residents to set aside food scraps in a separate bin. Similar programs are already in place in San Francisco and Seattle.
Posted In: New York City, bloomberg, composting, compost

Compostable dishes more common at holiday tables

Nov 24, 2011
But finding a place to toss them where they'll actually break down is difficult.
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I can't compost. What should I do with my leftover coffee grounds?

Aug 25, 2010
In response to Wednesday's story on the problems with coffee cups and K-cups, listener Richard Johnston from New York, sent in this question:...
Posted In: coffee, coffee grounds, compost, Environment, environmentally friendly

I live in an apartment. Can I still compost?

Aug 12, 2010
Easy Answer: Yup. Especially if you're willing to make nice with worms....
Posted In: compost, recycle, waste, worms

If your community picked up your trash less often, would you create less trash?

Aug 11, 2010
Easy Answer: The city of Seattle might try to find out....
Posted In: collection, compost, recycle, recycling, Seattle, trash

The noisiest chip bag ever made - Sun Chips in your garden

Apr 15, 2010
The big story this year in sustainable packaging is about Frito Lay's ® Sun Chips 100% compostable bag (and I mean 100% - compared to what? 20% ...
Posted In: behavior, compost, marketing, Sun Chips

Another "natural choice," this one from Hormel

Mar 12, 2010
I'm the Brigadier who doesn't have a TV, so I'm always tromping around online to find the commercials we comment on. This week, however, I found...
Posted In: compost, CSR, Hormel, natural