October 2023

Michigan compost

Ann Arbor looks to reduce plastic in compost

The city of Ann Arbor, Michigan in collaboration with WeCare Denali, its contracted compost site operator, said it is changing the kinds of manufactured compostable products accepted for processing at its compost facility. Beginning January…


The earthworm effect: unraveling soil weathering dynamics

By Sarah Derouin for Geological Society of America Earthworms, the hardworking invertebrates that grace the upper layers of soil, have long been considered helpful in our home gardens. Earthworms are prolific munchers, grinding up organic…


San Diego completes organic collection rollout

San Diego‚Äôs Environmental Services Department (ESD) recently completed the delivery of more than 200,000 organic waste recycling green bins to city-serviced homes, empowering San Diegans to segregate food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings for…