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10
Jan

Composting Through the Winter? YES!

We are often asked if composting happens at Green Mountain Compost throughout the winter. The answer is a definitive yes.  Billions of micro-organisms in our large compost piles generate more than enough heat to keep the piles cooking all winter long. So what does this mean for you?  You can keep your food scraps out…
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12
Feb

Seed Starting Tips for the Snowy Northlands

It’s been a another long, cold winter in Vermont this year. While many of us would like to shed the winter boots and get out into the garden, it appears that we’re going to have to wait at least a few more weeks for all of the snow and ice to melt away. As we’re…
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27
Aug

How to: Compost Your Cookout

*Please note that Green Mountain Compost and all CSWD drop-off centers will be closed on Labor Day. Please check the CSWD web site for normal hours of operation.* With Labor Day weekend just ahead and the days growing noticeably shorter, many of us will be making the most of the season with outdoor activities this…
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14
Feb

Seed Starting Tips for the Snowy Northlands

photo credit: Steven DePolo   It’s been a another long, cold winter in Vermont this year. While many of us would like to shed the winter boots and get out into the garden, it appears that we’re going to have to wait at least a few more weeks for all of the snow and ice…
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02
Jan

Composting Through the Winter? YES!

We are often asked if composting happens at Green Mountain Compost throughout the winter. The answer is a definitive yes.  Billions of micro-organisms in our large compost piles generate more than enough heat to keep the piles cooking all winter long. So what does this mean for you?  You can keep your food scraps out…
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