User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Jun 21 2020 09:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Container enthusiasm: How to grow lockdown veg in a tiny space 21.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The lockdown gardening boom has become a phenomenon but how do you join if you don't have a garden?
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Killed bills: 9 measures Colorado lawmakers won’t vote on this year because of COVID-19 1.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado lawmakers killed a bunch of bills in their first days back to work after a more than two-month hiatus, and they expect the "bloodbath," as many have called it, to continue.
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Meat plant closures mean pigs bound for slaughter are gassed, shot in the head instead 14.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Hundreds of thousands of pigs have grown too large to be slaughtered commercially, forcing farmers to kill them and dispose of their carcasses.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Why garden centres reopened first 13.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
A national obsession and an industry at the mercy of the seasons meant it was time to (safely) open up.
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DIY: Plant a victory garden now and grow your own groceries 16.4.2020 LA Times: Health

It's time to stop wringing your hands over COVID-19: Plant some food and create your own victory garden. Here are eight steps to get started.

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Why proper trash, recycling and compost disposal are critical to Denver health amid coronavirus pandemic 14.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The dramatic rise in home activity during the Coronavirus pandemic has increased the exposure risk to an underappreciated and essential City of Denver workforce -- residential trash, recycling and compost removal.
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Coronavirus: Shoppers face 'essential items' confusion 2.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
The government says you should only shop for "basic necessities" - but what does that actually mean?
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The 'climate doomers' preparing for society to fall apart 16.3.2020 BBC: World
Few scientists think climate change will cause society to collapse any time soon - but some people are getting ready anyway.
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Letters to the Editor: Dead bodies eventually rot, so why bury them in lavish caskets? 14.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Opponents of human composting and other burial alternatives ignore that no matter how one's remains are disposed, we all eventually rot.

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How to make compost and maybe save the world too 12.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

How to make compost and (help) save the world.

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Letters to the Editor: Composting dead bodies is disrespectful. What's next, 'Soylent Green'? 8.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It isn't just the Catholic Church that objects to human composting. For thousands of years people have practiced dignified burials.

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Op-Ed: My post-death plans? Feed me to the worms and microbes 8.3.2020 LA Times: Commentary

I don't relish joining my cremated in-laws on our bookcase. Luckily, there are alternatives.

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To build rich and beautiful soil, layer your yard with cardboard (seriously!) 6.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Skeptics were plentiful when L.A. Arboretum expert Leigh Adams first used waste cardboard to rebuild lousy soil. But they believe it now.

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Editorial: We compost everything else in California. Why not dead bodies? 4.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Addressing climate change means rethinking everything about our lives — and deaths.

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Compost your departed loved one and save the planet, L.A. lawmaker says 25.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

"Human composting," an eco-friendly alternative to traditional burial or cremation, was approved in Washington state last year.

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Billions of £20 notes to be made into compost 21.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Around two billion paper £20 notes will be replaced with polymer notes in the next few months.
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Human compost funerals 'better for environment' 17.2.2020 BBC: World
A US firm claims the service it offers saves more than a tonne of carbon, after a pilot study.
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Garden Calendar: 'Bonsai-A-Thon,' bird watching and mushroom walks 14.2.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Gardeners: There's so much to do outdoors right now. No need to wait for Spring. Let's get started.

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Are your houseplants bad for the environment? 28.1.2020 BBC: Science
Gardeners, botanists and environmental campaigners share ways to keep your horticultural hobby sustainable
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Growing your own celery is easier than you think 22.1.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Celery is today's star vegetable. Here's how to grow your own at home. It's easier than you think

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