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a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure

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Food waste is then professionally composted, and participants can select which community garden or other recipient will get the compost.
Fate of coliform bacteria in composted beef cattle feedlot manure, Journal of Environmental Quality 32(4): 1508-1515.
Dan Finch, National communications officer for Recycle for Wales, said: "Many people don't realise how simple it is to home compost or just how much of their household waste can be composted.
For your chance to win, simply answer this question correctly: What proportion of household waste can be composted at home?
It can contain ingredients such as recycled garden materials (professionally composted garden and park plant material), bark fines, coir and wood fibre.
He has harvested bracken on his farm in Wales and composted it in an attempt to provide the benefits for plants such as rhododendrons and heathers derived from peat-based compost.
95 The bin comes with an easy-to-follow 'How To Compost' guide, fridge magnet and stickers to put on the compost bin with guidelines on what can and cannot be composted.
Washington State University (WSU) saves $5,000 a year by using the composted end-product--nutrient-rich soil--in landscaping.
And were you aware that 80% of it could be composted rather than going into a landfill site?
Today, composted manure makes up about half of the compost used in Texas road projects statewide, followed by composted yard trimmings and biosolids (organic sewage matter treated and processed for fertilizer).
Actually, anything of plant or animal origin can be composted, excluding meat, fish, fats and dairy products, which attract rodents.
More time may be needed if a number of large carcasses are composted or if ambient temperatures are low enough to slow the composting process
In the United States, as recently as 1988, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed the percentage of yard wastc composted in the entire country as "negligible.
When soiled paper, which cannot be recycled, is included, the total proportion of the waste stream that can be composted is close to 70 percent.