TITLE

Returning the goodness from city to soil

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Rachel
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ecos;Apr/May2011, Issue 160, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the City of Soil collection method in Australia. It mentions that the method began with a trial in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, which involve only garden waste and look at the economics of getting organics out of the waste stream and back into agriculture. It introduces the project, known as Groundswell, which involves conducting a three-year trial that included food waste and garden organics in the composting process.
ACCESSION #
62170958

 

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