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compost

kom pohst

  • n  a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer
  • v  convert to compost
    compost organic debris
News & Articles

  • Interns arrive just in time for free compost workshop
    This year’s Dawn Garden interns prepare a large pile of compost to use during the June 15 compost workshop. The free workshop will be held at 218 Indian Falls Road in Crescent Mills, starting at 10 a.m. From left: Blaze Elation, Silas Kachman and Dwight Hobbs. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer 6/14/2013     As a way of educating the local community about ...
    June 14, 2013 - Plumas County News
  • First Four To Six Inches Include Worms In Vermicomposting
    Question: How do I separate the worms from my compost? I bought 1,000 worms from a worm farm online. They have multiplied into the zillions, but I don't want to give them to my neighbors when I give away the compost. Is there an easy way to separate worms
    June 14, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Proposed compost facility on hold
    S&H looks to stay at current location in Clackamas As a bill that would prohibit the construction of an S&H composting facility in the Stafford area makes its way through the state Legislature, the logging company has decided to suspend its Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) application and pursue an extension of its current lease at Clackamas Compost Products. “We want to know ...
    June 12, 2013 - Portland Tribune
Quotes

  • Drew Edmondson in TIME
    They could burn it as energy, process it and pelletize it, they can even properly compost it until the pathogens are dead,Edmondson said. "And they have chosen economically not to."
  • Mayor Gavin Newsom in San Jose Mercury News
    Many tenants want to recycle and compost, but the building does not offer the service,Newsom said. "We're going to change that."
  • Nicolo Paganini in Reuters
    It's not easy for a restaurant to be perfectly green,Paganini said. "But we're continuing to improve on our re-use, compost, and recycling programs because it's the right thing to do. We're moving away from plastics. For instance, we serve...

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