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You can minimise your home’s carbon pollution by composting. Explore growing your own food too.

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Vani Murthy

Why home composting ??

Aerobic composting is breakdown of organic matter with the help of oxygen and microbes. Saving good resource and converting it at the generating point is what every household can practice.

Lakshmi Rebecca

How to Compost in an Apartment

We humans have actively discouraged nature's way of recycling. How? By turning to large-scale garbage dumps. The solution? Composting. So here's how you can recycle right where you are.

Eco India: The hyperlocal farm delivering freshly-harvested, leafy greens right to your doorstep

Our top story this week puts the focus on what it takes to run a hyper-local farm in the middle an urban jungle. Using hydroponics, Mumbai-based Herbivore Farms grows leafy greens and delivers it right to your doorstep.

National Geographic

The Call of the Land: Meet The Next Generation of Farmers

Photographer Eva Verbeeck and filmmaker Spencer MacDonald spent three weeks documenting the lives of young farmers throughout the Pacific Northwest. In this short film, hear why the farmers were drawn to the laborious but often rewarding occupation.

Ron Finley

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."