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  • Giveaway Alert: Win a Kitchen Compost Collector!

    Happy Earth Day! If you need some help kickstarting your composting habit, head over to our sister site, Green Living Ideas, and enter to win a kitchen compost collector from our partners at Full Circle! More

  • How To Compost In 5 Simple Steps

    Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it’s surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines! More

  • Spring Cleaning Tips for the Garden [Spring Cleaning Week]

    Our friends over at Crafting a Green World are hosting Spring Cleaning Week this week… and, like many other sites in the Important Media network, we wanted to join in. Sure, we’ve published numerous posts in the past about greening up your house cleaning routine… but, as I tried to think of a uniquely sustainablog-gy […] More

  • Better Uses for Food Waste: DIY Worm Composting

    Getting the most out of food is always a worthwhile goal, whether you’re buying it in bulk at a big warehouse or growing your own in a backyard microfarm. One way to get more use out of inedible food waste is to use it for composting- and the article below, reprinted from EDB’s sister site, […] More

  • DIY Worm Composting Solution for Under $20

    Living off the grid – whether by choice or by chance – is all about efficiency. You need to learn to make the most of your land, your water, and even your food waste. That’s where worm composting comes in. Worm composting makes use of mealworms and earthworms to create a valuable soil additive called […] More

  • Beware Of What’s In Your Organic Compost

    According to, well-meaning organic gardeners are sometimes tricked into buying toxic compost. Although the sludge industry has convinced many that sludge is cheap and safe (thanks in part to an expensive PR campaign), a 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) survey, that collected sewage sludge from 74 randomly selected publicly owned treatment works in 35 states, concluded that all sewage sludge contains toxic and hazardous materials. More

  • EcoScraps Turns Trash Into Treasure One Rotten Tomato At A Time

    Today is Blog Action Day 2012. On this day this year, bloggers around the world will write about “The Power Of We.” It’s all about how each of us can make a difference in the world individually and collectively. I’d like to share the story of a young company with lofty ideas about repurposing the huge amounts of food waste we generate. More

  • Denver's Waste Farmers Featured as "Impact Company"

    Denver-based Waste Farmers, a venture by Inspired Economist founder John-Paul Maxfield, has been recognized as an “Impact company” by The [i4c] Campaign, and featured in a new video series by the organization. More

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