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Responses: How effective are Garbage Enzymes?

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by Bhavani Prakash I’m very happy to note that the article on “How to Make and Use Garbage Enzymes” has stirred a lot of discussion and this has been an opportunity to clarify where the science lies. I had endorsed Garbage Enzymes enthusiastically as I have personally heard gardeners speak of the positively about the […]


March 4th, 2011 | Posted in Chemicals,Cleaning,Composting,Recycling/Repurposing | Read More »

Part 2: How to compost at home : Using the Daily Dump

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by Bhavani Prakash In Part 1 of this blog, we had talked of How to compost at home – using container pots outlining the composting process using resources at home, what to compost and what not to compost, the “greens” and “browns” to use and to what proportion, as well as to encourage you to […]

July 24th, 2010 | Posted in Composting | Read More »

Part 1: How to compost at home – using container pots


By Bhavani Prakash Of the various recycling practices that I personally follow, the most satisfying one is converting my kitchen waste into compost - a very valuable resource for my plants.  My family is often amused when I exclaim with glee at the slimy, guey, rotting vegetable and fruit waste that I collect every day and call it my precious “gold!”   When the […]

July 21st, 2010 | Posted in Composting | Read More »

How to choose the right biodegradable bag?

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By Bhavani Prakash One question that is often asked of us is how to choose the right biodegradable bag as an alternative to plastic bags. This article should hopefully help you make a better decision. What is the problem with conventional plastic bags? Conventional plastic bags are made from polyethylene, which is derived from finite fossil […]

May 17th, 2010 | Posted in Composting | Read More »


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