Contaminated compost? Toxins might be lurking in that bag you’re about to buy

by Tom Laskawy. Do you know what’s in your compost? The growing number of municipal and commercial composting operations has been one of the few bright spots in the environmental landscape, from San Francisco’s curbside composting service to this industrial-scale composting facility in Delaware . But Josh Harkinson in Mother Jones has harshed our green-tinged buzz. Thanks to fractured or lax regulations as well as the ubiquitous contamination of our ... Full Story »

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Kristin Gorski
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by Kristin Gorski - Jun. 9, 2011

As a blog post, it works: it briefly highlights other news stories, links out to them, and allows the blogger a platform to interact with readers and get/give more information in the comments.

Read the comments -- there's a world of information there from people who know many details and current events about this topic.

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