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Urban composting: A new can of worms

Are you looking for what to do next to save the Earth after switching to flourescent bulbs? What about urban composting? This article from the New York Times gives you the lowdown on this fast-spreading trend, presenting the hows, whys, and possible pitfalls of composting food scraps in the city. The economic downturn may have devastated the profit margins for recyclables, but the Earth can always use more earth, and even city dwellers can find a few square feet of soil to be enriched.

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