Compost: From Food Scraps to Black Gold

Compost: From Food Scraps to Black Gold

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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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Nepean, 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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