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Compost is an essential part of the food cycle. Compost brings nutrients to the soil while also reducing the air and water pollution associated with sending organic waste to the landfill.


Vegetable compost how-to

Wednesday 14 October 2015
When we have access to compost, it’s very simple to grow veganically. Anywhere that someone might use manure or other animal products, vegetable compost can be used to boost the plants. Compost can be used for seedlings, in backyard gardens, in container gardens, and in fields. The "black gold" (...)


Why composting is important

Wednesday 14 October 2015
We encourage everyone to compost, even if you’re not currently a farmer or gardener. Composting is an essential act for all groups and individuals, to help protect our collective airways, waterways, and nutrient stocks. Did you know that up to 40% of household waste can be composted? Not to (...)


Community composts

Monday 16 January 2012

Community composting is an option for composting collectively with others in our neighborhood. Community composts are especially suited to neighborhoods where there isn’t appropriate space for individual backyard composts, such as apartment blocks or residential areas surrounded by asphalt.



Ways to compost on any scale

Wednesday 14 October 2015
There are a number of different ways to compost, ranging from small-scale systems for apartment dwellers, to community composting programs for neighborhoods, to large-scale systems for farms. It is even possible to compost directly in our gardens and fields, using surface composting or sheet (...)


Balcony Compost - DIY guide

Wednesday 20 April 2011

Step-by-step guide and tips for making a compost that functions on a balcony and doubles as a container garden.



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