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Compost Hunting

4/28/2008 12:48:09 PM

Tags: Washington D.C., Municipal composting, Composting

Compost heapMy former home of Washington, D.C., boasts a vibrant sustainable food scene, an inordinate number of environmental activists, and an enormous wooded park. So wouldn't it stand to reason that any such city would also have a municipal compost pile?

Blogging at The Slow Cook, Ed Bruske investigates.

(Thanks, Ethicurean.)

Steve Thorngate 

Image by Andrew Dunn, licensed under Creative Commons.



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