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"...in February, Austin Resource Recovery will expand the Curbside Composting Collection Program to 55,000 new households in the program's..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature

Join the Garden
"...a Diaper, and a Plastic Bag Walk Into Austin’s Composting Program”] was a good first step in addressing our..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

Easy Ways to Save the Planet
How to take saving the Earth into your own hands
"...shop and maintain a micro-apiary hive for you. Home Composting..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

A Tour for the Chicken-Curious
Backyard chicken coops as a path to zero waste
"...fertilizer, and compost instead of waste. As Austin emphasizes composting as a way to meet its goal of zero..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Professor Dumpster Wanted a Dialogue – He Got One
Nora Ankrum responds to the bowtie backlash
"...is to outfit it with various amenities (solar panels! composting toilet! graywater shower!) to see how livable a tiny..."

March 11, 2015 News Post by Nora Ankrum

The Daily Hustle: 4/20/10
Richard Garriott. 4/20. Coincidence?
"...will be eligible for a 75% rebate on a composting bin, up to $100, after completing a one-hour class..."

April 20, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Zero Waste by 2040: A Recommendation Sneak Peek
What the consultants have to say
"...and reuse of waste and looks to recycling and composting as a last resort, Liss said. To keep from..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Dumping on Del Valle
Residents wary of waste processing site
"...Commission on Environmental Quality to resume operations as a composting operation, processing waste materials from sewage sludge to grease..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Green Movement
"...one of those multifloored apartment buildings you mentioned,‭ ‬Austin’s composting initiative is unavailable to me.‭ ‬Especially in the neighborhoods..."

April 4, 2020 Postmarks

California Knows How to Compost
"...To Lina Fisher, With regard to citywide composting, you might want to look at what Sacramento, Calif.,..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

Follow That Plastic!
"...a Diaper, and a Plastic Bag Walk Into Austin’s Composting Program,” Feb. 21] last week about how to compost..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

What Goes in Your Compost Bin in Austin
Pizza boxes? OK. Liquids? No thank you.
"...The city of Austin's residential composting program collects organic material – food scraps, yard trimmings,..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature

Public Notice: Total Garbage
Good news and bad news about your waste stream
"...announced this week that they'll be expanding their Curbside Composting Collection Program to an additional 53,000 households beginning in..."

July 12, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
"...in eight hours of community work, like weeding and composting, per season. Come for the group potlucks and work..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Public Notice: Ask a Silly Question
The faux democracy of online push-polling
"...recycling requirements that went into effect Oct. 1, plus composting requirements that will be phased in soon. Free, but..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

What Goes Where?
Recycling do's and don'ts
"...people who take a free class in-person or online: www.austintexas.gov/composting...."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature

The Luv Doc: Not Very Good
Is this an advice column?
"...work until you’re actually mixing the tank beneath the composting toilet or scrubbing oily seagulls or, in this case,..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

Growing Pains
HausBar dispute shadows city's urban farms
"...and slaughtering of fowl to sell, allowed methods of composting, and urban farms' potential impact on affordable housing...."

April 26, 2013 News Feature by Anna Toon

Communication Breakdown
Does the closure of HausBar Farms spell trouble for the urban farming movement?
"...Farms, across the street from Polanco's home. This self-contained composting system utilizes black soldier fly larvae to break down..."

April 12, 2013 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Civics 101
"...COMPOSTING CLASS This class (along with downsizing your trash cart)..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 21-28
"...COMPOSTING CLASS The city of Austin wants you to compost..."

July 22, 2011 News Column

The Daily Hustle: 11/4/10
State rep's death passes pallor over council
"...sounds like Phase 2 regulations – encompassing recycling and composting at restaurants and bars – will roll out a..."

Nov. 4, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

No Home for Rhizome ... for Now
Rhizome Collective looks for a new location
"...crash course in such topics as rainwater harvesting, worm composting, biofuel production, and natural building that attracts eco-minded people..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Top 10 Environmental Stories
"...by 2040. The plan called for expanded recycling, more composting, incentives for reducing disposal, and more reuse. A proposed..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

He's a Rebel!
The Rhizome Collective's Scott Kellogg
"...Rhizome will install one of the city's first code-approved composting toilets. "We were able to do it there because..."

April 18, 2008 Features Feature by Sofia Resnick

Green Guide
A preview of our ongoing guide to green living
"...supplies all your green needs, from large installations like composting toilets and on-demand water heaters to household goods like..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

Welcome to the Real World
Rhizome Collective brings activist ideals down to earth
"...little-tested permaculture techniques. For example, they have an indoor worm-composting system – they basically feed their kitchen scraps to..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Booze News & Reviews
Seven Things to Know In the World of Spirits
"...2. MEZCAL AMARÁS So – what else is like..."

April 15, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Low-Waste Cooking Is Possible With a Few Small Daily Changes
Waste less, save more
"...into the trash greatly contributes to greenhouse gases, and composting is an easy way to curb that. For those..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Zero Waste, Black-Owned Startup Nurtures Community One Plant at a Time
Black Lives Veggies plants seeds of change
"...and Kasey Diffie of neighboring Joe's Organics, a food composting company, also joined forces. For $25, the company can..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

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