Latest Home composting Stories

2008-10-08 03:00:14

By Yepsen, Rhodes THINK GLOBAL, ACT REGIONAL Regional company with about 200 restaurants and catering operations actively promotes sustainability, increasing local food purchasing, composting and waste reduction.

2008-10-07 00:00:23

By Mariam Mokhtar I AGREE with your report that more emphasis should be placed on looking after our environment ("Time to take out the garbage" - NST, Oct 3). The health risks that come with garbage are numerous. So public awareness of destruction to the environment should be heightened.

2008-10-04 18:00:11

By KATE HODAL Anyone who's ever tried to compost and ended up with nothing but soggy lettuce and banana skins, or a Bokashi bin that smells like Freddy Krueger's underwear, knows that being green isn't always easy.

2008-10-03 06:00:11

Consumers have embraced the green lifestyle -- not as a fad, but as a new way of life for their entire family. According to a recent Harris poll on green living, supported by the Nature Conservancy, 53 percent of consumers have taken steps to green their lives.

2008-09-29 09:00:28

By CONNIENELSON Clean up Continue to harvest vegetables as they ripen. If you have more veggies than you can use, take them to a food shelf.

2008-09-27 00:00:18

A Mushroom compost manufacturer has been ordered to take action to reduce the smell produced by the process. Cotswold District Council is taking action against Agricultural Supply Company Limited, of Fairford.

2008-09-24 06:00:18

By Banks Albach At 11:10 a.m.

2008-09-24 03:00:17

By Telker, Kimberly Without grapes, there'd be no wine, but without good soil, there'd be no grapes. Wine-maker Kendall-jackson has teamed with TerraCycle, Inc. to promote healthy soil by "upcycling" its old wine barrels into rainwater and compost bins.

2008-09-11 00:00:15

A Compost doctor will give people advice on recycling at a special environment day. The event, at Middleton Road, Stoney Wood, Wirksworth on Saturday will urge everyone to recycle and re-use items.

2008-09-06 03:00:12

By Diaz, L F Eggerth, L L Grover Landscape Services processes up to 800 tons/day of yard trimmings and source separated food waste, producing high quality compost for landscape and agricultural markets. GROVER Landscape Services, Inc. operates several composting facilities in northern California.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.