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How exactly do you compost when you're living in the city? Can you do it successfully? Find out:

How exactly do you compost when you're living in the city? Can you do it successfully? Find out:

Editor’s Note: Some content from this story appeared in an Earth911.com article on August 30, 2010. You can read it in its original version here . The average New York City household throws out over two pounds of food waste per day, amounting to more than 3,000 tons of organic matter that must be trucked off to distant landfills. 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 199...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/06/10/composting-for-city-d...

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