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Composting program could save taxpayers money

...confused by our insistence on throwing away composting and mulching materials he provides and...be nice if our city had a community composting program? The tons of yard waste going...doesn't have the capacity to run a composting program, however."We're open to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2010-12-02/composting-program-c
Gardening | Life
Composting your garden offers many benefits

...Simply put, it's decayed organic matter. Through the composting process, plant materials are broken down into smaller particles...compost varies with the materials composted and the specific composting process. Generally, though, it falls within these ranges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-05/composting-your-gard
Composting won't kill all bacteria

...I am building a compost pile. Will pathogens that were present on diseased vegetable plants be destroyed through composting? A: Usually, no. If you are an experienced composter, and your pile really heats up, the pathogens might be killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/24/liv_271053.shtml
Life & style
'Composting at its best'

...tree after she dies. She has everything to make it happen -- a body, a burial site and a biodegradable coffin. "It is composting at its best," said Ms. Beal, the owner of The Natural Burial Co., which will sell a variety of eco-friendly burial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/28/bus_178308.shtml
Business
Nuisance lawsuit resolved

...property by operating a foul-smelling composting facility next door. Wayland Lamar and...getting wind of a problem -- a new composting operation on the site of Horse Creek...Poultry Power to build and operate a composting facility that mixed human sewage waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/02/met_276463.shtml
Metro
Recycling briefs

...paper waste, newspapers, magazines, cardboard and aluminum cans. - Bricko Farms Inc., 824 Sand Bar Ferry Road, 722-0661, takes composting materials - yard trimmings, grass and leaves. $10 minimum processing fee per truckload.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/19/ric_101058.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Smelly landfill has tie to Gov. Deal

...Deal's business partner violated local zoning laws when it was composting food waste.The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Monday...Cronan did receive state permits earlier this year to begin a composting operation and accept food waste.The newspaper said Cronan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-20/smelly-landfill-has-tie-gov-d
Forest Service's face not flushed over expensive john

LAKEWOOD, Colo.' - A hydroelectric generator, a composting system, solar panels and Aspen building costs drove up the price for environmentally friendly restrooms at White River National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/18/biz_319606.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Additional area news

...Power Brands Inc. have devalued their property by operating a composting facility next door that mixes human sewage waste with chicken...signed a contract with Poultry Power to build and operate a "composting operation" on the site of Horse Creek Pollution Control Facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/14/met_226061.shtml
Metro
Sid Mullis: Tree stumps from storm debris offer alternative to buying mulch

...as well as partially decompose the chips, so heat and acidity will not harm your plants.If you don't go the route of composting your chips, you can use them as mulch, but only do it on woody plants ? trees and shrubs not herbaceous plants. Make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-03/sid-mullis-tree-stumps-storm-debris