DIY Compostable Wrapping Materials

Compost-Friendly Gift Wrapping | 12 Days of Compost (#5)

This post is the 5th in our 12 Days of Compost winter blog series, leading up to December 25. As a kid, opening presents was a meticulous enterprise. My grandma taught us that wrapping paper was not to be ripped off with abandon, but care. My Easter “basket” came in the same gift bag for […]

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Kelley Antoniazzi-Taksier is graphic designer at Squirrel + Fox; Art History graduate of FIU, summa cum laude; alumni and die-hard fan of Karma Cream and The Fine Print in Gainesville, FL. She loves all things well-designed and well-made with a respect for animals (homo sapiens included!) and the environment.
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11 Gainesville Restaurants Going Green | 12 Days of Compost (#4)

As nice as a home-cooked meal with the family may sound, the reality is we all need a break over the holidays. One of these days, opt to eat out at a Gainesville restaurant or establishment that practices Sustainability by composting their food waste. Below are 11 restaurants, bakeries, and cafes that compost with Gainesville […]

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Chris Cano is Compost Experience Officer (CEO) at Gainesville Compost, a Pedal Powered Community Compost Network founded in Gainesville, Florida in 2011. Gainesville Compost is a project of BikeCompost, which works to promote bicycle power and community composting nationwide.
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What Can Compost Tea Do for Me? | 12 Days of Compost (#3)

This post is the 3rd in our 12 Days of Compost winter blog series, leading up to December 25. I know what you’re thinking: “Can I drink it?” I say do the selfless thing and give the gift of compost tea to your faithful broccoli, kale, and beets instead. (In other words, compost tea is […]

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Chris Cano is Compost Experience Officer (CEO) at Gainesville Compost, a Pedal Powered Community Compost Network founded in Gainesville, Florida in 2011. Gainesville Compost is a project of BikeCompost, which works to promote bicycle power and community composting nationwide.
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The Carbon Impact of Christmas | 12 Days of Compost (#2)

This post is the 2nd in our 12 Days of Compost winter blog series, leading up to December 25. The carbon impact of Christmas goes far beyond the sum of the lumps of coal in naughty children’s stockings. For a holiday so cheerful, the amount of waste that goes into the winter holiday is anything […]

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Chris Cano is Compost Experience Officer (CEO) at Gainesville Compost, a Pedal Powered Community Compost Network founded in Gainesville, Florida in 2011. Gainesville Compost is a project of BikeCompost, which works to promote bicycle power and community composting nationwide.
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