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Norpro Stainless Steel Compost Keeper

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Convenient, attractive kitchen storage for compost scraps $39.61

This odor-eliminating container from Norpro offers a convenient home for food scraps before you transfer them to an outside composter. Great for egg shells, peelings, coffee grounds, and more, with a stainless-steel handle for easy transport. Within the one-gallon unit's tight-fitting lid is a charcoal filter that delivers odor-free use for up to six months. It's properly sized to fit under the......read more

Onsite Worm Composting

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Idaho lounge becomes first restaurant in continental US to practice vermicomposting.

Vermicomposting, or worm composting, is a very good idea for restaurants who want to reduce their waste and turn it into a valuable resource. It's especially useful because, unlike traditional composting methods, the process is completely odorless and therefore very practical in a restaurant setting. In Boise, Idaho, eco-restaurateur Dave Krick feeds 200,000 extra diners living in his......read more

CompoSpin Garden Compost Bin

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To mix it up, just roll it around. $199.99

Made from 100% recycled materials, the CompoSpin is a tumbler composter that cleverly avoids the one major pitfall of composting—having to mix up the rotting stuff inside. With the ball-shaped Ecomposter, all you need to do to mix up the contents is roll it around your garden, creating nutrient rich compost in as little as a month. Easy!...read more

RSVP Endurance Compost Pail

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An attractive silver composter for your countertop. $28.50

Time to turf those makeshift yogurt container composters. The RSVP Endurance 1/2 Gallon Small Compost Pail is a good-looking kitchen scrap collection pail, perfectly sized for your countertop. Odor filters in the lid eliminate nasty smells even if the pail hasn't been emptied in a while. Fits several days accumulation of coffee grounds and kitchen scraps, and it's easy to clean (a paper......read more

Brooklyn Informed: An Art of Decay

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Andrew Casner's conversation-starting compost art.

Compositions or decompositions? You be the judge. Either way, Andrew Casner's compost paintings are nothing if not captivating. In this episode of BKI, the Brooklyn resident and urban farmer discusses his unusual artistic practice, which involves placing a canvas under a compost pile, then uncovering it a month later to reveal an abstract, agrarian piece of art. Originally inspired by the......read more

RSVP Stainless Steel Compost Pail

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A clean and classic look for countertop composting. $32.95

Wanna shrink your home's eco footprint? Then composting is a must. It's easy as pie, and way cleaner than you think. This Stainless Steel Compost Pail, from Seattle's RSVP International, makes it so. Two charcoal filters fit neatly inside the lid and last up to two months under regular use, while the sturdy stainless steel pail handle makes it easy to carry outside to unload the nutritious......read more

Young Farmers: Dwight

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At the campus garden, Dwight explains the art of composting

According to Dwight, a graduating college student and ex-baseball star, composting is just the same as making cookies. Follow the recipe, adding just the right amount of worms, food scraps and hay, then let the bacteria go to work, and the ingredients form themselves into a delicious compost. In this episode of Young Farmers, we follow Dwight to the campus garden, where he informs us how to make......read more

5 SHFTs For a More Sustainable Year

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Take the first steps down a more environmentally-conscious road

With 2012 in full swing and resolutions made, allow us to suggest 5 SHFTS to help you become a more sustainable version of yourself: 1. Optimize your energy use There are many small ways you can reduce your consumption of energy. A few we would suggest are unplugging any chargers and turning off monitors when not in use. Also, replace old appliances in favor of more efficient Energy Star grade......read more

Seattle Takes On Fast Food Packaging

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Progressive regulations will eliminate most fast food packaging from the landfill.

Never mind, for now, fast food's negative nutritional value and its contribution to America's obesity problem; the one thing that really irks us about the industry is all the garbage it generates. If you're wondering where all those boxes, wrappers and cups end up when you're through, look no further than your local landfill, where they sit, for all intents and purposes,......read more

SHFT Sampler 4-15-11

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Concentrated solar gets a boost from Google, recycled flip-flops make colorful housewares, marijuana isn't so green, and more.

Grab Your Shades: The future looks bright for concentrated solar power. Google announced a $168 million investment in Brightsource Energy's Ivanpah Solar Plant in the Mojave Desert, which will be the largest concentrated solar plant in the world. (via GOOD) Fancy Footwork: Dutch designer Diederik Schneemann crafted a colorful collection of vases and lamps made from recycled flip-flops found......read more

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