Seattle residents with too many table scraps in their trash can now be fined
September 23, 2014, 5:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Waste separation slackers in this 3-bin town will receive friendly notices — and eventually small fines — when caught mixing compostables with trash.
A guide to starting your own compost pile [Infographic]
May 2, 2014, 8:56 a.m.
Starting a compost pile isn't difficult, and doing so helps to dispose of waste in environmentally friendly and useful ways.
Farmer D and the tao of composting
April 23, 2014, 1:59 p.m.
Daron Joffe's new book, 'Citizen Farmers,' offers a fresh look at farming and gardening, and it starts the way any great plot begins — with good dirt.
Mush-Lume: A fungus-based light fixture that you can compost [Video]
March 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Sure to be hit with fairies, gnomes and green design lovers, Danielle Trofe's latest creation is a table lamp with a shade 'grown' from an innovative bio-material.
Composting park proposal keeps NYC's organic waste close to home
March 4, 2014, 3:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Talk about pulling double-duty: In lieu of being hauled out of state, will organic waste be turned into compost at a network of park-topped artificial islands dotting NYC's waterfront?
The Compost Bowl? Food scraps to be collected at MetLife Stadium
January 28, 2014, 3:57 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The 48th edition of the Super Bowl will be the first to require serious layering on the part of attendees, and here's another significant first: Food scrap composting at the host stadium.
When sap meets sludge: Christmas tree recycling in Austin
January 6, 2014, 1 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Always a pioneer when it comes to matters of waste disposal, the Texas capital kicks off its 30th annual Christmas tree recycling program in which discarded trees are mixed with sewer sludge to create the city's (in)famous signature compost.
New Yorkers to compost 10 percent of residential waste
June 17, 2013, 10:26 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Mayor Michael Bloomberg puts plans in action so residents of New York City can have food scraps composted.