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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

Headlines / Quote of the Week
" 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

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

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

April 4, 2020 Postmarks

Nine Austin Juice Bars to Boost Your Immunity
You really can’t go wrong with fresh fruit and vegetables
"...committed to working with local farms and purveyors and composting all of its excess produce. (No cash; card only.)..."

March 10, 2020 Food Post by Zelly Martin

Council Tries to Keep City's Trash Out of Hated Landfill
Waste not, what now?
"...and adequately plan for the different trash, recycling and composting needs of all City facilities," the spokesperson wrote in..."

Feb. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

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

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: The Dirt on Compost
How and why to do it... and what can go wrong
"...this week to discuss Lina's cover story about how composting fits into the city's goal of zero waste by..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Post

A Banana Peel, a Diaper, and a Plastic Bag Walk Into Austin's Composting Program
How can a whole city compost, is it working, and can we reach zero waste by 2040?
"...3:30pm. This year, curbside collection of organic waste for composting expands to the entire city of Austin, serving 200,000..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

We Have an Issue: The Grubby Side of Composting
Inside this week’s cover story about where our food waste goes to die ... and live again
"...fell through in reporting this week's cover story about composting. It began with a seemingly straightforward assignment from Food..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

The Dirt on Grubs and Composting
Are black soldier flies the hot new sustainable fuel?
"...came after two years of HausBar's raising, slaughtering, and composting the remains of chickens without incident, which was at..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

A Decade of Action Toward a Zero-Waste City
How far along are we?
"...characterization study that showed the potential impact of curbside composting; ARR found that almost everything Austinites were sending to..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

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

Meeting the City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets In Three Charts
Are we there yet?
"...shifts toward renewable energy and better resource recovery (recycling, composting, etc.) have helped make Austin one of a handful..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Vegan Magazine Founder Summer Burton Talks Reason and Queso
Former Buzzfeed exec and Texas native is obsessed with animals
"...incentivized conditions, which is why the city has a composting program for citizens, too. Simply attend a composting class..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

"Historic" Spending on Homelessness in New City Budget
FY 2020 plan calls for maximum tax rate to beat revenue caps
"...“creative spaces,” Vision Zero, police oversight, equity mini-grants, curbside composting, climate resilience, swimming pools, DNA evidence processing, and much..."

Aug. 5, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

"...My House? Austin Resource Recovery will expand its composting service to 53,000 additional households, added to the 95,000..."

July 19, 2019 News 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

Luv Doc: Not Mellow at All
There is an unwritten social contract to indoor plumbing
"...has spent more than a few minutes on a composting toilet on a hot day in August in Texas..."

April 19, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Central Market Announces Curbside Service at Their Original Austin Store Location
And other not-to-be-missed local food news bites
"...local farms and purveyors to source seasonal ingredients and composting all of its excess produce and giving it back..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Mixing Up Your Environmentalism
Plateaued on your earth-friendly efforts? Here are a few ideas to help.
"...become almost old hat despite its increasing importance. Recycling? Composting? Sure, we do it, but, yawn. We collected a..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Chron Events Post by Bonny Chu

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
" 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

Sustainable Food Center’s Farm to Plate Dinner
Support local food and have a blast doing it
" (no easy feat). And the mansion’s staff utilizes composting, solar panels, and rainwater to do things because beauty..."

May 9, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
Where does the food go?
"...week ago, the city of Austin expanded its pilot composting program to include my neighborhood. Workers dropped off a..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

As the City Strives for Zero Waste, Where Does Food Fit In?
Bringing farm-to-table back to the farm
"...costly landfills. In addition to launching a citywide curbside composting collection this month, each Austin food service establishment 5,000..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Hunkered Down in Troxclair’s Lair
City Council’s lone conservative preaches to her choir
"...member couldn't help herself: With its taxes, bag bans, composting, and burdensome water restrictions, Austin has quickly become even..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

City Compost Program Expands
38,000 new households will be composting this fall
"...Recovery program will add 38,000 households to its Curbside Composting Collection Program. The pilot project began in 2012, servicing..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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