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Ecowaste Coalition urges gov’t, citizens to support decentralized composting

By Jason Faustino 05/07/2012
An advocate for zero waste resource management has urged the government and the citizens to rally behind a proven solution to society’s chronic problem with stinking garbage, toxic gases and depleted soils: decentralized composting.

The EcoWaste Coalition yesterday gave a big push to the biological breaking down of organic discards as the International Composting Awareness Week is observed from May 6 to 12.

“The intensive composting of biodegradable discards at all areas and levels of waste generation can dramatically reduce the volume of discards assigned for disposal by at least 50 per cent in most cities and municipalities,” said Christina Vergara, Zero Waste Project officer of EcoWaste Coalition..... MORE

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