05 Sep '11, 1am

Flashback to an Earth911 fav: How to Compost in the City

Flashback to an Earth911 fav: How to Compost in the City

For some city dwellers, composting is as easy as adding your food trimmings and other compostables to the yard waste bin. The Lower East Side Ecology Center works to teach locals about the benefit of composting in New York City. Photo: Lower East Side Ecology Center But for the millions residing in urban areas without compostable pickup, this reduction endeavor requires a bit of additional effort. Andrew Hoyles, the compost educator at the NYC Compost Project in Manhattan works to teach people about the many urban options available. Started in 1993 by the NYC Department of Sanitation, the NYC Compost Project offers composting outreach and education services to NYC residents in a variety of venues including community gardens, schools and businesses. In Manhattan, the Lower East Side Ecology Center hosts the Compost Project. Hoyles offers these tips for those who may be relu...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2010/08/30/composting-in-the-city/

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