Monthly Archives: March 2014

Recycling Our Food Scraps Back to the Farm Protects the Environment and our Future

Recycling phosphorus from our food scraps and other organic waste is important for two reasons: 1. World reserves of phosphorus for making phosphorus fertilizer are finite – estimates suggest 35 to 300 years. 2. Phosphorus fertilizers contain heavy metals and … Continue reading

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Composting in the Northwest Territories

Recently I had the privilege of teaching compost facility operator training courses in Yellowknife, Hay River and Fort Simpson. Significant observations included the interest in composting in these northern communities comes from a desire to improve local soils with quality products, not just to reduce the … Continue reading

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