A Chance for Giving Back to Your Communities
With at least five states and six municipalities implementing organic waste bans or mandatory recycling laws, we have a chance of giving back to our communities by recycling/composting food at home and lessening their load. Also in this edition, How much extra waste is created during the holidays, 'Tis the season...; and Leaving your HOTBIN while on holiday.
Composting – A Path to Eliminating Waste in America. Everything we do or don’t do for a sustainable world today has an impact. Our actions and every single step we take to care more, act more, and protect more the environment, can make a difference. As stakeholders of our environment, we can show our commitment by constantly looking for, and applying methods that can minimize our environmental impact throughout the whole supply chain.
Understanding how composting works can be considered a continuous learning experience as the composting heap inside a composting device not only depends on the device and the material it’s made of, but on all other variants such as the outside temperature, the type of waste and mix added, among some. This week, I am touching on the challenges we face when composting in cold weather and some tricks to tackle them. Also this week, How HOTBIN works, as knowing how your device works helps tremendously in determining how to successfully compost in cold weather. As always, I hope you find...
How much food is wasted during Thanksgiving? Here's a number that will make your head spin: In the USA, we waste 40% of all food produced ($165 billion). Of this total, $293 million is generated during thanksgiving alone. The same article quoted that while we throw this amount of food on this feast alone, an estimated 40 million Americans struggle with hunger.We know that we cannot solve all all of these problems at once. However, we can make simple contributions that can go long ways. Here are three ideas to start reducing food-waste in our households and those of our loved...
- climate change
- Coffee Grounds
- Food waste composting
- Hot Composting
- HOTBIN Composting
- Spring composting
- Winter composting