• Autism Speaks

Mar
26

Tips for recycling organic waste

Organic waste is a big problem in our nation’s landfills. To reduce methane emissions most landfills put an airtight clay cap over the waste. This means that biodegradeable garbage doesn’t break down for hundreds of years. For this reason yard waste is banned from most landfills in the United States. Some landfills answer the challenge by recapturing the methane produced in their facilities. Here are some other options for your household organic waste.


Riches in the Trash Heap (via EcoLocalizer)

Next time temptation knocks on the door telling you to ship organic trash on a one-way trip to the landfill, think twice about the energy, fertilizer, and compost wealth you’re wasting. One company, Massachusetts-based Harvest Power, has built a showcase business model putting organic waste to better…

 

This entry was posted in Home Recycling Tips & Tricks. Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE
%d bloggers like this: