compost http://kalw.org en One man’s trash is another's recycling http://kalw.org/post/one-man-s-trash-anothers-recycling <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Californians are pretty good about thinking twice before throwing things away—we divert more than </span><a href="http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LGCentral/GoalMeasure/DisposalRate/Graphs/EstDiversion.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">60 percent</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of our waste away from landfills. But what about that remaining 40 percent?</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:10:12 +0000 Judy Silber 35132 at http://kalw.org One man’s trash is another's recycling The dirt on compostable plastics http://kalw.org/post/dirt-compostable-plastics <p>The Sonoma Compost Company is just off Highway 101, northwest of Petaluma. All day, trucks haul in plant materials; others haul out soil. Sift through that soil, and you might find remnants of chicken feathers (apparently great for vegetable growers), rice hulls (nice for clay soils), and more.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:30:49 +0000 Hadley Robinson 4901 at http://kalw.org The dirt on compostable plastics