By: Elizabeth Weber Just over a year ago, I wrote my first article as a GreenHawks Staff Writer: “Get Involved in Composting!” The article covered the beginning of the City of Oxford’s composting pilot program and their role in various events to educate community members about the importance of composting. Through composting, the amount of … More Composting: Nature’s Way of Recycling in Oxford and at Home
By: Elizabeth Weber Composting is known as nature’s way of recycling and a path of promoting a healthy environment through the appropriate disposal of generated organic wastes; however, a third of landfill material is composed of materials that could be composted. This is why the City of Oxford began a pilot program for residential recycling … More Get Involved in Composting!
Gardening and composting are a match made in heaven. Having compost handy doesn’t just let you control how nutritious your soil is, but sometimes, your composting habits pay off in the form of new friends in your garden. I confess I’m not a big fan of store-bought tomatillos. In fact, when I impulsively bought 10 … More On Tomatillo’s and Composting