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Beautiful waste: Cleveland Metroparks naturalist takes composting personally

Marc Lefkowitz  |  04/13/15 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Composting

More people are turning to composting to recapture and actually reuse their biggest source of waste. If you’ve ever thought, “composting’s just not for me,” you should check out this inspiring post from Cleveland Metroparks Naturalist Bethany Majeski on why she composts.

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Spinning bikes and composting into a career

Marc Lefkowitz  |  10/29/13 @ 3:00pm  |  Posted in Biking, Composting, Zero waste

Dear parents of Millennials looking for the perfect holiday gift. Your twentysomething kid probably isn't yearning for a sweater from the mall. If they’re at all like Daniel Brown and Michael Robinson, consider making a small donation to their crowd funding campaign and support their dream. In Brown and Robinson’s case, that would be starting a bike composting business in...

Pulling for zero waste<br />Two young Clevelanders want to start a cooperative like Pedal People (seen here) hauling stuff on bikes.Green businessmen<br />Daniel Brown and Michael Robinson with compost bins donated by Groundz Recycling.

May the best little eco idea win

Marc Lefkowitz  |  10/16/13 @ 9:00am  |  Posted in Biking, Transform, Composting

If you’ve ever had an idea for a business, then you can appreciate the spark of innovation that Enterprise Nurture An Idea Competition hopes to reward.

Little box<br />Shipping containers made into a shopping mall in Mexico. Pedal powered<br />A bike compost operation in Vermont

Cleveland will explore community composting, complete streets in "ecodistricts"

Marc Lefkowitz  |  05/23/13 @ 10:00am  |  Posted in Transportation choices, Composting

Enterprise Community Partners is raising the stakes of their Green Communities investment by placing $80,000 in grants in Cleveland neighborhoods that have shown a commitment to sustainability. Enterprise is a national funder of affordable—and in the last decade, ‘green built’—homes, with a local office that has supported development such as pedestrian-friendly Tremont Pointe.

<br />Compost supply chain?<br />Kentucky Community Garden in Ohio City.Connecting Kinsman<br />The Rid-All Green Partnership is off Kinsman Road, the site of a new eco-district project that calls for a complete street.

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