Tribal Composting Nourishes Land and Tradition

This issue of U.S. EPA’s Tribal Waste Journal focuses on a variety of innovative composting approaches, including: backyard, fish and wood waste, food waste and biosolids, vermicomposting in schools, green waste composting in an arid climate, mixed solid waste composting in Alaska, and cultural gardens and green roofs. It features the stories and experiences of the: Blackfeet Tribe of Montana, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Fond du Lac Reservation, Haines Sanitation, Inc., Ho-Chunk Nation, Kake Tribal Corporation, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, Oneida Tribe of Wisonsin, Redwood Valley Rancheria, and Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona. It also contains an extensive list of useful resources, tribal, village, and state contacts, and the Kids Page. The Journal is published annually. It is available on the Web or free printed copies are available from the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)–phone: 800/490-9198 Document #: (EPA530-N-05-001).

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