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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Composting Education

This article talks about the global benefits of composting and also goes in depth on how to compost your organic waste.

"An astonishing 26 percent of the garbage we discard is organic waste, Ms. Lamb says — plant and food materials that could be kept out of landfills and worked back into the soil. I didn’t realize that organic waste decomposing in the sun is the No. 1 source of the greenhouse gas methane, which is 20 times more effective in trapping heat in the earth’s atmosphere than carbon dioxide. "

1 comment:

Gina said...

Wish I had a bit more room to compost.