Last Sunday I stopped by the Mitchell community garden for the first time. I’ve known that one exists in Mitchell for yonks but I had a hard time picturing what it might look like. What with Mitchell being one of the semi-industrial areas of Canberra, with lots of establishments squished in to a smallish area, […]
This week I had some really rewarding chats with fellow compost lovers. The whole point of the HCC is to lighten the mental load and to make sustainability and organic waste transformation more efficient. For some that means taking the care to source separate their veggie scraps and then leave the rest of the process […]
Last month we had the 3rd HCC open day. As per the other two open days there were plenty of folks curious to see how it was all managed, in terms of processing food scraps from lots of local households in a relatively small space. This time it was also a mini-working bee though, with […]
The HCC was started to help divert household kitchen scraps from landfill with the aim of avoiding methane generation and saving nutrients to make new soil – closing the loop in our own local community.
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