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Monthly Green Tip – Composting

December 1, 2014 - Executive Director

While standing next to my compost pile this past weekend a friend remarked, “That’s some good looking dirt coming out of there.” And I could not agree more. Since starting my pile, I have routinely added kitchen scraps like egg shells, unused parts of fruits and veggies, and coffee grounds along with leaves, chicken and… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Last Year’s Resolution

December 20, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Many of us start thinking about resolutions as the New Year approaches, so I want to dedicate this week’s blog to that topic. We often resolve to lose weight, eat or drink less, quit smoking, or be better people. Sometimes we stick with these for a while, others are failures from conception. Last year I… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Cornucopia Part II

November 25, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

With Thanksgiving week upon us and the inevitability of the holidays certain, I will blog about a variety of things tangential to this time of year. First, I am inspired by a tweet from the New York Times about raking versus mowing your fallen leaves. You can see the full article by clicking here. From… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Composting

August 12, 2013 - Executive Director

We recently re-evaluated our composting here at Irvine due to a few common problems which you too may have encountered while trying composting at home.  First, what do you do to collect composting materials in and around your home without attracting unwanted pests or creating offensive smells?  Second, how do you secure your composting site… Read more »