Updated: Monday, 09 Aug 2010, 12:39 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 09 Aug 2010, 10:31 AM EDT
(FOX Providence) - Reducing waste and recycling are great ways to live greener, and recycling in our own backyard with composting is a good first step. However, many people don't know much about what compost exactly is, or how to properly create it on their own. The Rhode Show brought in the experts at ecoTope to show you how!
Environmental Consultant, Charles Carberry joined The Rhode Show monday morning to discuss the best practices and benefits of do-it-yourself composting.
Any backyard greens or grass, and greens from your kitchen, such as peppers or lettuce left over from your salad can all be used for your backyard compost. Breads are also fine. The only things you can't use are greasy meats and that kind of thing.
By using ecoTope's locally-created composting unit, all of the greens are placed into the unit where the transference of air can take place, allowing the greens to materialize as compost. The lid on the unit protects the compost from animals, and keeps out any smells. And the best part... you don't even need to get your hands dirty.
The morphing unit comes with a kit and all the supplies you'll need to start composting in your own backyard garden. It's the perfect natural fertilizer!
Online at: http://www.theartofecotope.com
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