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Step Up Your Composting

October 7, 2009

Compost PileGrass clippings, leaves, coffee grounds and kitchen scraps are the old standbys of the compost bin, but they are only the tip of the pile. Almost any organic (as in carbon-based, not necessarily Certified Organic) material that is not contaminated with hazardous chemicals, fats, bacteria, pathogens or proteins that would attract wildlife can be added to the compost bin. Here are 11 things you might not have thought to compost.

Go here for more info – http://www.greendivamom.com/2009/01/12/1-unusual-things-you-can-compost/

And here’s something I bet you wouldn’t think of composting…

While mobile leaders Samsung and Nokia perfect the PVC and BFR free components, Greener Gadget Design competitor Gert-Jan van Breugel of the Netherlands has created the greenest casing. The Bamboo Phone features a wind-up power supply – crank for about 3 minutes and make your call. When you’re ready to upgrade, the bioplastic and bamboo made casing can be disassembled and thrown directly in the compost bin!

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