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Category Archive: compost

Oct 10

Gardening Teaches Us Recycling Skills

Gardening is the exercise of growing plants as part of horticulture (a science which studies the art of cultivating fruits, flowers, vegetables and any other kinds of cultivar). It is a great recreational activity or hobby that can teach you a lot of things especially in saving the environment without costing much expense financially. You …

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Sep 19

What Should You Be Doing With Your Unwanted Waste?

Every year, individuals produce hundreds of kilograms of disposable waste without thinking much about the consequences. In a world with finite resources and billions of people all doing the same, it doesn’t take long for major consequences to be felt from this behaviour. From overflowing rubbish dumps to polluted roads, all of what we use …

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Sep 12

6 Top Tips for an Eco-Friendly Garden

With climate change at the back of everyone’s minds, it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to doing our bit for the environment. There are some obvious solutions such as walking more and spending less time in the shower, but making just a few changes in your garden can make a world of difference. Follow …

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May 24

How to Make the Exterior Your Home Eco-Friendly

Today, everyone is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of eco-friendly practices in and around the home. Whether they’re looking at renewable energy sources or they’re starting to do more recycling, there are hundreds of ways everyone can do their bit for the environment. However, when it comes to the exterior of your property, there …

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Sep 09

6 DIY Composting Bins

There are many advantages that come with composting. Not only does it serve as an excellent fertilizer for your garden and lawn, it also benefits the environment by decreasing the amount of garbage bags that you send to the landfill. Compost is often referred to as “black gold”, because it revives and enhances plants when …

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Aug 10

Going Green in the Garden with Compost Direct

Leading compost and garden supply company Compost Direct has created a visual to help you go green in your outdoor space. Discussing topics like composting, recycling and growing your own, the infographic shows the small changes you can make to your garden to make it more eco-friendly. In the visual you can learn the following: …

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Oct 14

Infographic: Why, How & What to Compost

Compost is a mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land. Home composting reduces the need for water, fertilizers, and pesticides and encourages a higher yield in crops. Consisting of nutrient-rich brown and green material, compost creation is low-maintenance and can be done on both small and …

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Aug 24

How To Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce Every Day

When everyone started climbing on the Recycle, Reuse, Reduce bus I wondered what had taken them so long to realize that we only have one planet and at the rate we’re going it’s going to be used up, worn out and pretty much broken down in a couple of decades. I’ve always been a little …

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Nov 19

Green Thanksgiving: Let’s Give Back the Planet Its Original Color

It is that time of the year again. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and there is plenty to do in anticipation of this wonderful holiday. It won’t be long before Halloween and then before you know it, Christmas is upon us! But unfortunately there is a down side to all this celebrating. Did you …

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Jul 24

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint One Step at a Time

Messages of going green, reducing our carbon footprint and leading more eco-friendly lives seem to be found just about everywhere these days. The information overload can be extremely confusing to newcomers of green living, but it is important to remember that no matter the conservation message, the main ideas are always consistent – use less …

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Jan 09

Top 5 Green Travel Planning Tips

As more people are becoming aware of just how precious our planet is, they are finding themselves doing all kinds of things that would be considered to be “green”. They’re recycling items. They’re composting food. They’re purchasing energy efficient appliances. They’re visiting thrift stores. And they’re even being eco-friendly when it comes to their travel. …

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Dec 30

Simple Green New Year’s Resolutions

Start the New Year off right. Whether you officially have “Go Green” as one of your New Year’s resolutions it should be something to think about. Going green can be one of the smartest and easiest things you do. You can also save money. I promise each of these is easier than quitting smoking or losing 20 …

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