How to separate Food Waste?

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 by

An ongoing question regarding separating food waste from the trash is not so much WHY do it, it is:   HOW do we do it?   We all know the main contributing factor to odour of garbage and the bins they sit in is ’food waste’,  but what role can this culprit play when used as a RESOURCE? 1) Food waste

Old Freezer becomes Composter

Saturday, 01 March 2014 by

While attending the recent Compost Matters BC 2 day forum in Vancouver put on by the Compost Council of Canada there was a delightful presentation spearheaded by the Let’s talk Trash Team’.  The very clever conversion of a medium size freezer to a state of the art composter was a solution to needing bear proof containment of

Nifty Composter made from used Freezer

Saturday, 01 March 2014 by

While attending the recent Compost Matters BC 2 day forum in Vancouver put on by the Compost Council of BC there was a delightful presentation spearheaded by the Let’s talk Trash Team’.  The very clever conversion of a medium size freezer to a state of the art composter was a solution to needing bear proof containment

Get connected….fast

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by

            The Freecycle Network  www.freecycle.org is an easy way to recycle. It’s a simple matter of getting connected.  Recycling apps are free and within seconds you can find and donate all kinds of stuff.  OK  it may take minutes but try it out, just seconds for me. Watch the 1 minute video…

Does your composter work seamlessly?

Sunday, 16 February 2014 by

Here’s a solution that promises to last a lifetime.  This stainless steel model called ‘Biotube’ is made in Poland.  It will take care of a steady flow of food waste up to 120 pounds per week.  Suitable for 10 to 15  households with an excellent odor control. This model is ideal for small restaurants and

Here’s an onsite solution!

Sunday, 16 February 2014 by

Don’t want to have the monthly costs of hauling your food waste? Install a ‘CITYPOD‘ made by Vertal.  A Canadian product well worth every penny.  One of these will process a continuous flow of  1,500 pounds of food waste weekly into black gold – delightful compost that will grow your gardens green.  This technology does not depend

Slow Food Waste Compost Box w/lid #2

Saturday, 08 February 2014 by

As this compost fills it will turn itself to dirt excellent nitrogen rich soil ideal for encouraging growth in gardens

Slow Food Waste Compost Box w/lid

Friday, 07 February 2014 by

Here is a low cost, slow volume food waste compost option with lid to minimize odor.  The lid minimizes access to compost from most small creatures  accept for moles.  This grey box has no bottom.  See Food Waste Compost w/lid #2 for more illustrations.  To start, add 10 kilo’s of food waste.  Sprinkle about 1 inch of shredded paper on top.  Continue this

All in a day’s work….

Saturday, 01 February 2014 by

Kitty Litter, Food & Yard waste,  Returnable – (metal, glass, carton, plastic)  All it took was a few open minded customers that are participating in ‘source separation’, the key to the captain’s strategy to reduce weight, recycle as much as possible and follow municipal by-laws.  Find out more “How to” reduce your garbage removal costs

Blue box insert

Friday, 17 January 2014 by

Here is a great little insert that helps separate lights from empty cleaning containers, milk/juice cartons and paper.  There are pockets for household batteries, ink cartridges and more.  This is a zero-waste product that comes with all kinds of helpful features.  The insert is washable and is made with recycled plastic.  Easy to pluck out

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