Issue One - Composting
Welcome to Manual's resource library for issue one, where you can browse a catalog of supplemental resources and readings on composting that help you choose the right way to get started at home.
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Issue One provides instructions for building a backyard composter, but there are so many ways to construct a DIY composter. These additional options describe the methods, advantages, and disadvantages of other popular approaches to composting.
Local Composting Organizations
Atlanta is rich with organizations that develop composting initiatives and offer workshops.
- The Food Well Alliance
- The Wylde Center
- The Homestead Atlanta
- Terra Nova Composting Cooperative
- Truly Living Well
- Grow Where You Are
- Metro Atlanta Urban Farm
- Georgia Organics
- Atlanta Community Food Bank
- Fernbank Science Center Composting Demonstration Site
- Georgia Master Gardener Program
"Why Doesn't Your City Have Curbside Composting?" (Mother Jones)
How Cities Compost Mountains of Food Waste (National Geographic)
The Path to Mandated Municipal Composting (Triple Pundit)
Research Articles and Reports
Composting Municipal Solid Waste: Physical Processing (Cornell University)
Final Report on Results of Small-to-Medium Scale Composting Program (Cornell University)
Community Composting Case Study: Getting Residents Involved (Township of Langley)