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Organics Recycling Beginning April 1 (no joke!)

It’s official! We will be starting our Organics Recycling with a two-week trial on April 1.

In preparation for this, you will need to source some kind of a container that you will collect your food scraps in, similar to these ones at London Drugs: 121 more words

Co-Op

Lemon & Onion: A Perfect Pair

Have you ever noticed that my compost bucket contains onion skins or lemon halves and oftentimes both?  (Eggshells too, but that’s another post.)  Why?

Most days I make hot lemon water as a “tonic” before my morning cup of tea.   273 more words

Kitchen Scraps

How Cold Is It? Frozen.

The high today in Atlanta was twenty-six with a wind chill of two degrees below zero.  Brrrrr!  I can’t remember EVER being this cold.

Just how cold was it?   49 more words

The Daily Bucket

Toss It Tuesday: Snow Day

A year ago this week, Atlanta was in the midst of “Snowmageddon”, a once in a decade storm that shut the city down completely.  What were the chances that we’d wake up yesterday to another snow day?   400 more words

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Composting is not a "Waste" of Time

Originally Posted on July 14, 2008

The benefits of composting are many. I have reduced tremendously the amount of garbage I put out each week. I already recycle paper products, plastic, glass and aluminum. 421 more words

Green Your Environment

Can I Compost: Date Pits

Last night I was making this truly delicious salad and I had a small handful of date pits.  Trash or compost bucket?

Ordinarily I do not compost pits from stone fruits or seeds from vegetables like squash, peppers, cucumber, etc.   259 more words

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Toss It Tuesday: Pea Shoots

Aren’t these gorgeous?  Local, organic pea shoots.  I scooped them up in the grocery and couldn’t wait to get them home.  I planned my whole dinner around them because they were just enticing. 323 more words

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