The Time is Ripe for Composting in May

America Recycles Day, November 15th, is dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The website promoting this national annual event is a great resource for news and tips pertaining to recycling.  (http://americarecyclesday.org/)

A recently posted article about composting comes at the perfect time of the year as weather warms and gardens begin to grow:

“The Time is Right for Composting in May”

Do your part to reduce food waste this summer and beyond!

Composting for Beginners:

Crumble your eggshells and sprinkle your coffee grounds in your garden to enrich you soil without a full-blown compost pile. Mix it and add water for best results!

Ready for the next level?

This helpful guide from the U.S. EPA tells you how to start composting in your home or yard, including the best recipe for a healthy compost pile!

http://www.epa.gov/waste/conserve/tools/greenscapes/pubs/compost-guide.pdf

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National Bike-to-Work Day: May 15th

National Bike-to-Work Day is Friday, May 15th  2015! This annual event is held across the United States to promote the bicycle as an option for commuting to work. Biking is energy efficient, reduces pollution, decreases traffic congestion, and is healthy exercise!  More and more cities are seeing an increase in bicycling for these reasons among others. There are Bike-to-Work Day events to participate in all around the Moseley Nation:

For an innovative vision of the future of bicycling, check out this article on London’s proposals for a “cycle superhighway”:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/04/tech/city-cycle-super-highways/

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