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Learning for Life: Winter composting with worms

Composting in the winter is no fun! The weekly...there is an easy, fun alternative for composting during the Alaskan winter: Vermicomposting...that are so good for growing. Find "Composting with Worms" and "Worms in a Tote...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-02-01/learning-for-life-winter-compos
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Composting company puts processor waste, beetle kill to good use

...one of the directors of Fish and Chips Composting, displays the mixture of ground up...fish waste that his organization is composting behind Snug Harbor Seafoods in Kenai. Photo...It?s called Fish and Chips Composting,? said Pete Kinneen, who, along...

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Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

...carbon build up, so the way to speed up composting of piles built in the next few weeks...condition, too much water, also slows composting. And soggy ingredients lead to another common composting problem - a pile that gives off offensive...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/compost-happens-tips-for-making-
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Learning for Life: Recycling waste into garden fertilizer

...reducing materials headed for our landfill, composting organic materials from our homes, lawns...Cooperative Extension Service has great composting publications to help you get started. Find "Composting in Alaska," "The Compost Heap-Basic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-05-16/learning-for-life-recycling-was
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Composting system could solve small-town waste problems

HAINES (AP) -- A new garbage composting system here is being watched closely...Haines Sanitation's ''in-vessel'' composting system is still a few weeks away from...in four shipping container-size composting vessels. After being mixed, waste...

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Around the Peninsula

Composting to be discussed A free class on composting is being offered by the Cooperative Extension Service through...program. Rosemary Kimbell will discuss various methods of composting your kitchen and yard waste to enhance your garden soil...

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Working worms

...garbage bin is full of food waste. Composting the scraps outside would likely lead...Wildlife Refuge entomologist, and worm composting gurus Tom Gotcher, of Sterling, and...recently fielded questions about earthworm composting in a Central Peninsula Garden Club meeting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-11-22/and-the-worms-crawl-in
Outdoors
Sitting on the dock of the bay: Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies gets new access

...installed and dedicatedPeterson Bay Field StationFeatures: Kitchen, eating area, community space, outdoor deck and fire pit, composting toilets, yurt cabins, salt water aquarium and touch tanks.Peterson Bay Trail System: Bog Trail, short trail with view...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/sitting-on-the-dock-of-the-bay-c
Outdoors
Peninsula farmers to learn good soil

...will present a formula on fish-based composting at the Ag Forum. Fish compost does...for personally exploring sustainable composting methods. Not only is it an enjoyable...but he also predicts fish-based composting will be an essential part of dealing...

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Firsts for the Kenai River Festival

...of the celebration, all vendors and artisans are required to carry compostable service-ware this year, Beranek said. Composting receptacles will be clearly marked with what can be disposed in them, Beranek said. Education is the focus this round...

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