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Compostable Bags or Paper Bags?

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Using a liner in your compost tote is great for cleanup, but how do they actually work when it is time to compost? Here is a breakdown of the different kinds of liners and how they actually compare with each other. Certified Compostable Bags: Certified compost bags will have a certification logo on the front of the box. These bags look like plastic bags and are usually tinted green. They are made from food by-products and do break down in the composting process.It is important…

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Tips for your Green Bin in the Winter

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Using your green bin can be hard in winter conditions – here are some tips from the City of Airdrie’s website that can help avoid organics freezing in your green bin! Link: https://www.airdrie.ca/getDocument.cfm?ID=2684

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Have you heard that we stink?

Sunday, February 3, 2019

TNC is committed to becoming a better neighbour and we are working hard to address the concerns of our neighbours. Since we have been advised of odour complaints, we have significantly changed our operations. We have fully implemented our mixer, which has been tremendously successful. The mixer takes fresh organics and incorporates wood products. The wood products get the compost processing at a faster rate, and prevents the product from becoming anaerobic (meaning without access to oxygen). This process adds carbon and increases the porosity…

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