EcoNetworking Sustainability –    It’s What’s for Lunch     November 1, 2012
Why Recycle Organics?•63% of all material currently going to landfills could be composted.*               •Composting is N...
Separate Compostable Materials
Haulers Using Site
Creating Good Compost                  2.1.                                          3.                            Pile Cr...
Bringing Compost Back  to the Community
Mulch Varieties               Compost and Soil Blends             •Barks                         •Compost          •Wood C...
11-1-2012 Eco-Networking Event | Anne Ludvik - The Mulch Store
11-1-2012 Eco-Networking Event | Anne Ludvik - The Mulch Store
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11-1-2012 Eco-Networking Event | Anne Ludvik - The Mulch Store

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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum at the University of Minnesota is hosting a series of Eco-Networking events to bring together professionals for experiental networking - an opportunity to uncover practical solutions to everyday sustainability challenges.

Anne Ludvik of the Mulch Store presented on the expert panel on Sustainable Solutions and the composting efforts at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

For more information on this event and future Eco-Networking events, please contact Beverly Anglum at the anglu001@umn.edu

www.arboretum.umn.edu
www.mulchstoremn.com

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11-1-2012 Eco-Networking Event | Anne Ludvik - The Mulch Store

  1. 1. EcoNetworking Sustainability – It’s What’s for Lunch November 1, 2012
  2. 2. Why Recycle Organics?•63% of all material currently going to landfills could be composted.* •Composting is Nature’s way of recycling.•Yard waste, food waste, and non-recyclable paper can be turned into a valuable soil amendment. •Recycling organics takes a perceived waste and turns it into something of value.* Source: EPA, Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recycling and Discards in the UnitedStates (EPA-530-7-009-021,2009) at Tables 1 and 3.
  3. 3. Separate Compostable Materials
  4. 4. Haulers Using Site
  5. 5. Creating Good Compost 2.1. 3. Pile Creation Mixing Aeration4. 5. 5. 6. Screening Finished Compost Curing
  6. 6. Bringing Compost Back to the Community
  7. 7. Mulch Varieties Compost and Soil Blends •Barks •Compost •Wood Chips •Rain Garden Blend•Northern and Western Red Cedar •50/50 Compost Blend •Cypress •Garden Blend •Playground •Hardwood Dyed Multiple Twin Cities Metro Locations Delivery Available – Call: 952-946-6999

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