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Is it Really Biodegradable? A “Break Down”

I often hear people say, “…but it’s biodegradable”. A term that seems harmless, almost guilt free in a sense. An eco alternative to plastic produced from petroleum. Isn’t that the overall issue with plastic, its permanence? Something that will readily breakdown seems like the perfect solution. In fact, it has become a new(ish) trend in packaging and single use items. I am noticing more and more take out items and even Amazon packaging labeled as… Read More »Is it Really Biodegradable? A “Break Down”

A Novice Navigates Backyard Composting : Just do it!

You’ve heard of composting. But maybe you are wondering why it’s such a big deal?  Why waste your time composting, when food is biodegradable? Shouldn’t we be worrying about plastic and recycling?  Well, the answer is yes, and actually we need to be worrying about all of it, but for now, let’s talk about composting. So Why Compost? Isn’t food biodegradable?  If that is what you are thinking you are not unlike many people.  I… Read More »A Novice Navigates Backyard Composting : Just do it!