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May 2008

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Milwaukee Urban Agriculture Center

A recent Treehugger article alerted me to the fact that the folks at Growing Power are involved in what sounds to be a very exciting new proposed project in Milwaukee, called The Urban Agriculture Center.

The planned center will apparently … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 26th, 2008 with no comments.
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The Science Barge


Image courtesy of New York Sun Works


I came across an interesting article yesterday, describing a very cool (mini) sustainable floating farm called ‘The Science Barge’.

According to the Science Barge Website (which is part of the New York Sun … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 24th, 2008 with no comments.
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Worm Composting Basics

For the record, to the rumors about me ‘finding the edge of the earth and falling off’ have been greatly exaggerated!
😆

All joking aside, I do apologize for the lapse in posts over the last little while! I’ve been … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 22nd, 2008 with no comments.
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Pet Waste Composting

If you’ve read a fair bit about backyard composting you will likely know by now that one of the cardinal rules is “don’t add pet waste to your compost bin”. This advice certainly has merit, at least as far as … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 7th, 2008 with 18 comments.
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Fun With Biodegradable Bags

For quite some time I’ve been meaning to buy some compostable plastic bags so I can see how quickly they will breakdown in a composting system. I’ve always been really fascinated with the idea of biodegradable plastic in general, and … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 4th, 2008 with no comments.
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International Compost Awareness Week 2008

For a guy who is mega-passionate about composting I can certainly be a dunce sometimes! Until just a couple of hours ago, I had no clue that ‘International Compost Awareness Week’ (May 4-10) was about to begin. Thankfully, I at … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 4th, 2008 with 1 comment.
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Gomi Style – DIY For The New Millenium

I’m sure most people have heard the saying, “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure”. Well, the wisdom behind these words will certainly become apparent if you spend any length of time on the Gomi Style website and watch some … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 2nd, 2008 with no comments.
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Vermicomposting ‘Humanure’

I came across an excellent article yesterday evening called Humanure Composting. It not only covers the author’s own personal experimentation in this area (which believe it or not, makes for intriguing reading), but it also offers insightful commentary on … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 2nd, 2008 with 4 comments.
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