• book

From the Publisher

Yard waste makes up 20–30 percent of the solid waste of most municipalities throughout the United States, while food waste makes up another 8–9 percent. It is also a major factor in the production of methane gas and acid-liquid drainage in landfills. Incinerating yard wastes is a major source of air pollution. Fortunately,compost has many uses in the home garden and it's easy! We show you how!

Published: Mark Thomas on
ISBN: 9781301020881
List price: $2.99
Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
Availability for Backyard Composting "How to Do It Yourself"
With a 30 day free trial you can read online for free
  1. This book can be read on up to 6 mobile devices.

Related Articles

NPR
2 min read

3 Years After Ill-Fated Switch, Flint Mayor Recommends Using Detroit Water

After three years of confusion and chaos, Flint, Mich., residents may go back to the water source they used before lead contamination showed up in their drinking water. In a press conference today, Mayor Karen Weaver recommended the city get its water from Detroit's system long-term. Flint was using Detroit water before switching in April 2014 to water from the Flint River as a cost-saving measure. Using Flint River water was characterized as a temporary switch until the city's pipeline connecting to the Karegnondi Water Authority was complete. City officials didn't immediately treat the river
Entrepreneur
2 min read
Tech

Band of Brothers

Entrepreneur: Jeff McWhinney, owner of San Rafael, Calif.-based McWhinney Designs, which produces men's custom wedding rings with hinged mechanisms that allow for perfect fit and easy removal. "Aha" moment: McWhinney is a machinist who spent years at 3M and now works as a designer and programmer for Paragon Machine Works, a manufacturer of titanium bicycle components. "I've been designing and making things out of metal my whole career," he says. When he was getting married, McWhinney "wanted something special and something practical," so he created a ring for himself with a sleek hinge. It occ
Entrepreneur
2 min read
Tech

Band of Brothers

Entrepreneur: Jeff McWhinney, owner of San Rafael, Calif.-based McWhinney Designs, which produces men's custom wedding rings with hinged mechanisms that allow for perfect fit and easy removal. "Aha" moment: McWhinney is a machinist who spent years at 3M and now works as a designer and programmer for Paragon Machine Works, a manufacturer of titanium bicycle components. "I've been designing and making things out of metal my whole career," he says. When he was getting married, McWhinney "wanted something special and something practical," so he created a ring for himself with a sleek hinge. It occ