Council approved a bill that gives restaurants the option of using a separate dumpster just for food waste that would be turned into compost.
A bill before City Council “would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste,” explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
I thought at first they were fake, but it turns out that for years now, people have been glittering real plants.
Calling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says,
“Food waste doesn’t belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin.”
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Runners and others at the Philadelphia marathon will see something new and different along the race route.
When you’re cleaning up your garden this fall, be careful where you put plants that had a disease.
Saving pointsettias is complicated. Remember, if a plant is making you feel pressure instead of pleasure, you don’t need permission to give it away or move it along.
Instead of leaving your Christmas tree by the curb for your town to pick up, you can recycle it yourself and get a lot more for your money.
All those falling leaves will soon become the world’s best plant food for your garden.
Those leaves covering your yard are the best fertilizer money can buy — except they’re free!
Many towns recycle tree debris into compost or mulch, but you could also keep a lot of it in your own yard.
If you’re short on cash or your dad doesn’t want gifts, maybe for Father’s Day you could help out in the yard.