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January 13, 2010
On January 13th, 2010, posted in: Uncategorized by

St Louis Composting has a new logo and website. Both of these were designed and developed by Studio 2108. The new website has a content managed news feed giving their staff or PR Firm Casey Communications the ability to post news as often as they like. Hope you enjoy the new look.

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April 19, 2009
On April 19th, 2009, posted in: Uncategorized by

St. Louis Composting is proud to announce our display won Best in the Expo at the Eco Expo held at the St. Louis Science Center on April 18 and 19. The booth was a collaboration between SLC, the Missouri Department of Conservation and Shaw Nature Reserve. It featured a Rain Garden complete with plants, flower […]

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April 15, 2009
On April 15th, 2009, posted in: Uncategorized by

As the weather warms up more people will get outside and garden. But what do you know about composting? This morning Heidi Glaus learned that composting sends less waste to landfills. Plus, using compost returns nutrients to the land, holds moisture in your garden or lawn and naturally fertilizes the soil. She also learned you […]

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December 27, 2007
On December 27th, 2007, posted in: Uncategorized by

Recently, the Nobel Committee awarded its 2007 Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and to former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for their efforts to counteract man-made climate change. According to the Nobel Foundation, climate change may lead to greater competition for the earth’s resources resulting in “increased danger of violent conflicts.” […]

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March 26, 2007
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Good nutrition continues to be a hot topic these days, with the popularity of organic foods skyrocketing and Americans from every walk of life increasingly sensitive to the specifics of their daily diet. It’s the same in home gardening and lawn care. More hobbyists are questioning long-held beliefs about how best to prepare and nurture […]

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August 15, 2006
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Until a few decades ago it was widely assumed that water, a renewable resource, would always be in abundant supply. That view changed when it became apparent that increased industrial, agricultural and domestic use had depleted the supply of fresh water in some areas of the world. By the late 20th century, water was no […]

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March 28, 2006
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In keeping with USCC standards, St. Louis Composting continues to regularly sample and test its compost, using STA-approved labs to report chemical, physical and biological properties. Customers receive a handout with their compost purchase that includes the name and description of the compost product, a statement that it has been sampled and tested, identification of […]

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November 28, 2005
On November 28th, 2005, posted in: Compost News, Uncategorized by

After green leaves wither to brown, Pat Geraty gathers them by truckloads so gardeners can make the world green again. The value of dried leaves in the age of recycling is powering businesses such as Geraty’s and a host of smaller municipal composting operations. This time of year, their fresh piles of steaming, ground-up leaves […]

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August 15, 2005
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Watch a tub grinder at work, and a descriptive adjective that comes to mind is “ferocious.” With seemingly little effort, it reduces great volumes of organic debris — massive logs, thick stumps or railroad ties — into neat piles of chips. The “tub” started life some 40 years ago processing silage on farms, but as […]

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May 30, 2005
On May 30th, 2005, posted in: Compost News, Uncategorized by

A once desolate wasteland is now the site of the St. Louis region’s largest producer of mulch and compost material. St. Louis Composting, which is based in Maryland Heights, Mo., ships yard waste from all over the metropolitan area to former site of the BFI Modern Landfill on Frank Scott Parkway just north of Illinois […]

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