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St Helier Parish food waste produces wonderful compost

October 30th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Food waste is collected from St Helier households in certain districts on a voluntary basis. Initially the participating households were provided with biodegradable bags and a caddy for the kitchen, and to put out on the street for collection. Early trials showed that the biodegradable bags got caught in the blades of the shredder so […]

Accelerated Food Composting

January 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

We should not put food waste into landfills anymore because as food waste decays it produces methane, which is a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Our soil needs organic matter. By using a composting system that destroys harmful bacteria we can safely apply onto our soil the compost produced from food and […]