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2008-07-31 15:00:36

LEWISTON - Traditionally, Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District has offered annual sales of compost bins, rain barrels and native conservation plants as fundraisers.

2008-07-25 21:00:23

By JOHN LAIRD Having grown up in the Oil Patch of West Texas - where environmental activism means using fuel-efficient bulldozers - I might not be considered qualified to enlist in the "green" army that's mustering across the country.

2008-07-23 18:00:30

A TEAM of scientists from Keele University taught hundreds of families on issues of climate change and the importance of home composting at the Science for Sustainability Green Roadshow.

2008-07-16 06:00:00

By Heron Marquez Estrada, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 16--Marcus Zbinden is as happy as a pig in slop right now.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

A programme to encourage Nelsonians to compost their kitchen scraps and garden waste could be expanded, after the success of a campaign run by the Nelson City Council.

2008-07-10 18:00:23

RECYCLING and composting advice will be available at this Sunday's Annual Picnic in the Park at Warley Woods, near Smethwick. Members of Sandwell Council's Recycling Team will be on hand at the event from 1pm to 6pm.

2008-07-05 00:00:11

For peat's sake - a Mumbles- based conservation group is planning to spread the word about composting this summer. Coeden Fach, which means little tree in English, has won pounds1,600 of B&Q products to set up a peat-free compost scheme, after beating off stiff competition.

2008-07-04 12:00:15

A YOUNG artist has won a competition to encourage recycling in schools. Sarah Finlay, a P6 pupil from Balmuildy Primary in Bishopbriggs, won an East Dunbartonshire Council contest after designing a poster to encourage local schools to recycle.

2008-07-03 03:00:17

By Anonymous Florida City, Florida The South Bade Soil and Water Conservation District (SDSWCD), a nonprofit governmental subdivision of the state of Florida, has developed a program for large producers of organic materials to start composting, in some cases using the compost on their property.

2008-07-03 03:00:15

By Einsiedel, Bert Morrison, Karen COMMUNITY-BASED SOCIAL MARKETING With an average diversion rate of 39 percent, a household composting pilot project in the community of Dalhousie is viewed as a model to be replicated.


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