compost

A misleading solution: “Compostable” plastics are horrible for the environment

Thanks to the demands from eco-conscious consumers in Victoria, compostable plastics are popping up everywhere. But there’s a catch: all compostable plastics are ending up in landfills, where they cannot…

Composting for the avid environmentalist

When I was little, my mother told me that if I listened closely enough I could hear a popping sound when an earthworm wriggles into the dirt. I would lie…

CRD faces compost quandary

Oct. 24, local composting business Pedal to Petal sent out an email to its clients in response to the Capital Regional District’s (CRD) recent processing problems with the kitchen scraps…