Composting at Home.
Maintenance is simple: Alternate layers of dry straw, brown leaves and newspapers, green grass and food scraps. Mix at least once every two weeks. Sprinkle dirt over food scraps to kill smells and fly eggs. No meat, fish, dairy goods or oils. Set critter-resistant compost bin in a sunny spot with a sheet of 20-gauge wire screen underneath to keep out burrowing rodents.
For more tricks of the trade, check out BioCycle Magazine, the monthly journal of composting and recycling.
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|Publication:||Earth Island Journal|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 22, 2001|
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