Hello Composters, So this is one of the coolest sectors of the composting world, at least in my opinion. We’re talking about ‘Compost Tea’, which is exactly what it sounds like. You put some compost in a bucket. You fill the bucket with water. You let it steep for a while. You strain out the … More Compost Tea: The REALLY EASY way to maximize your compost rations this season.
Happy Thursday, Composters! If you’re reading this blog you probably understand that composting is a growing industry in the United States, and you probably agree that this is a really good thing. But I’d like to take today’s post to address the importance of keeping individual composting operations SMALL, even as the industry expands and … More Nutritional Capital: What is it and how can Community Composting help us retain it?
It’s really really really cold out, and your compost doesn’t even care. That’s right, your compost is tougher than you (at least mine is tougher than I am). We know that compost needs to be HOT to cook off pathogens and keep those busy bugs alive and active, so how in the world can our … More Your compost is tougher than you are.
Happy Wednesday, Composters! I’m on vacation as of this morning, and I’ve got a crazy puppy at home waiting for a walk before the sun sets for the forseable future, so I’m going to keep this week’s post short. But I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge some of the other community composters who … More Community Composters are everywhere! Who is leading the charge in your neck of the woods?
Calling all Composters! The holidays are upon us! And whether you’re a big holiday shopper or not, it’s hard to make it through the next 3 weeks without spending a little more money that you would in, say, the middle of February. The average American spends nearly 1,000$ on holiday gifts each year! But what … More Tis the season of giving – But to whom are you giving your money?
Hello Composters! Planning a big holiday meal and want to keep a lid on the post-party blues? You know that CWM will handle the food scraps for you, but what about the tableware? There’s no better time to explore the ever-expanding galaxy of compostable food service products! We just love compostable products, and try to stay … More Dreaming of a GREEN Christmas: Everything you need to know about Compostable Tableware this holiday season.
Onward to Christmas time! While the decorations, storefronts, and radios have all moved on to Christmas now that we have all gorged ourselves in Thanksgiving dinner, we want to remain somewhat on the topic of Thanksgiving, particularly on the subject of indigenous groups. Many indigenous groups of the Americas were known to be incredible farmers, … More Composting Fish! And acknowledging the peoples who pioneered this remarkable technique.