Spring Gillard

Compost Crimes

Last night a fellow community garden member and I hauled some dry leaves and straw that I had stashed over to our new community compost bins. The first of the three wood and wire bins is already full. And not full in a good way. It doesn’t matter that I posted carefully made signs detailing […]

Earth Tub Education

The Vancouver School Board has gotten serious about reducing waste at its schools. They recently purchased three Earth Tubs, an automated, mid-scale composting system and have now set them up at three Vancouver schools: Windermere; David Thompson; and Grandview. The schools will process food waste from their cafeterias and some from the community. Windermere has […]