Compost: From Food Scraps to Black Gold

Sep 3, 2011 Full story: Patch.com

Did you know that when you toss your apples cores, orange peels and leftovers in the trash, you're contributing to global warming? Once in the landfill, food scraps produce methane - a powerful greenhouse gas that is 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

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NobodyYouKnow

Orangeville, Canada

#1 Sep 3, 2011
Biochar would also be a good use for recyled organic material. The carbon holds on to nutrients and to moisture which is going to become a major issue with continental interiors which are facing increased drought stress.

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