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Curbside food-composting is now available to all Napa Recycling customers!

Reducing what we send to landfills just got easier!  Now, all customers of Napa Recycling & Waste Services (NRWS) in the City of Napa and Napa County Recycling & Waste Services (NCRWS) in southern, unincorporated Napa County can put food scraps and food-soiled paper in the brown compost cart…it’s not just for yard waste anymore! 750 more words


Urban farming: Growing food on a budget

Today’s blog post is about urban farming and how to grow food on a budget as growing food does not have to be expensive. :) You can grow some food virtually everywhere, even on the smallest windowsill or balcony, e.g. 895 more words

New tool for improving recycling in MURBs (multi unit residential buildings) available!

Metro Vancouver has developed the Multi-Family Recycling Toolkit, Check it out here.

Excerpt from Metro Vancouver Notice:

23 April 2015

Metro Vancouver has developed the Multi-Family Recycling Toolkit, an online tool to help owners, stratas, managers and residents improve recycling in their multi-family buildings. 195 more words

How to Utilize Food Scraps in the Kitchen

Did you know that some of the kitchen scraps you throw away can be regrown into a new plant or be eaten? If you have a place where you can put a small pot of soil and have some sun shine on it, then you should give re-growing a try. 638 more words


Scraps to Flowers

Scraps to Flowers © Lynn Wiles 2015
Many of the older homes in this area have cement with a circular cut out in the yard. I had heard they were used for trash in the old days, but after some research I found out that they were for food scraps that were picked up daily by pig farmers to feed their pigs. 11 more words


A New York Restaurant Is Trying to Shame Home Cooks by Turning Food Scraps Into Fine Cuisine

The difference with wastED is that the menu tells the truth in the plainest terms. “Cured cuts of waste-fed pig” are served with “reject carrot mustard, off-grade sweet potatoes, melba toast from yesterday’s oatmeal.” “Dry-aged beef ends broth” features “malt rootlets, mystery vegetables and peels” and “cow corn crackers.” 6 more words


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