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Why Compost?

The Mystery of ‘Black Gold’ What is compost anyway? Simply enough, compost is decomposed organic matter.  It can come from anything: leaves, pine needles, trees, food scraps, paper products, manure…anything that was once alive. It may look like dirt, but it’s anything but. Compost is the result of the natural Read more…

Why Not Give Organic Mulches a Try?

Why Not Give Organic Mulches a Try? It seems that there are as many landscapes featuring aggregate as there were 20 years ago.  Gravel continues to proliferate through our landscapes, despite the overwhelming evidence that graveled landscapes slowly kill trees and increase home cooling costs.  There are alternatives to the Read more…

Thank You EPA

Thank You EPA Once a month I add up how much foodwaste we’ve intercepted from local Albuquerque businesses for our compost heaps and translate that into greenhouse gas emissions savings.  I use tools provided by the EPA to do this.  The WARM (Waste Reduction Model) calculator converts tons of foodwaste Read more…