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Greenlid’s compostable food scraps bucket is made from recycled cardboard

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“In Canada all municipal compost facilities have their own set of guidelines but all accept egg cartons and soiled paper.”

Excerpts from web site:

What is the container made from?

The Greenlid container is made of end of life recycled cardboard and newsprint. It is the same material that egg cartons are made from. The shredded/pulped cardboard is made into our Greenlid container shape and this allows the containers to effectively break down in compost facilities and active home compost piles just like those egg cartons.

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December 28, 2014   Comments Off on Greenlid’s compostable food scraps bucket is made from recycled cardboard

Kid Farmers prove they can do it in Thiruvananthapuram, India

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The students of Kallai Government Upper Primary School with the crops on their school campus. Photo by K Shijith.

Ladies finger, curry leaf, ash gourd and tomato are a few crops to name in their vegetable garden.

By Aswathi Krishna
India Express
15th December 2014

Excerpt:

The students embarked on farming when their school became a venue to receive the ‘Vithuvandi,’ an ambitious project of the Departments of Agriculture and Education. Awareness classes and exhibitions conducted by the organisers of the programme instilled confidence in the students to try their hands at farming. The first crop they cultivated was red spinach. “Since we shunned the use of chemicals, the spinach we cultivated were good in quality and quantity,” says C K Vinodan, headmaster of the school.

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December 28, 2014   Comments Off on Kid Farmers prove they can do it in Thiruvananthapuram, India