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Ohio State’s ‘Zero Waste’ initiative expands to Schottenstein Center

Ohio State’s ‘Zero Waste’ initiative expands to Schottenstein Center | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Ohio Stadium’s “Zero Waste” initiative is extending to the home of Buckeye basketball. The President and Provost’s Council on Sustainability recently approved $50,000 in funding to move forward with a zero-waste program at the Schottenstein Center, set to begin in early January, said sustainability coordinator Tony Gillund in an email. “Funds will be used to…
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“The turn-around time for converting the waste into mulch is about two years,” he said. “In one football season, we will make enough Stadium Scarlet to fill the beds of 75 pick-up trucks. That’s quite a bit.”

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Composting offers challenges, but benefits crop production - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Composting offers challenges, but benefits crop production - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Composting offers challenges, but benefits crop production
Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
We were looking for nutrients and carbon for our soils, that's what got us started with composting,” Andre said.
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Great interview with farmers Nate and Paul Andre about their experiences producing and using compost on their farm. Goes into detail about the work involved, but also demonstrates the benefits of using compost.


“It is a way to bring nutrients home to the farm. Its value is more than just N, P and K.”

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