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Steve Mills

A Community Compost project. For it, or against it?

Posted Monday, November 14, 2011, at 8:30 AM
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  • I strongly support Community Compost. Please note Meeting Thurs. is not full council meeting but the Recyling Committee.

    -- Posted by ckna910 on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 9:03 AM
  • I also support it.

    I would also like to see, what was suggest in one of the newspaper's articles, a recycling center like in M'boro where we can recycle everything. Currently we take all of our recycling items to Rutherford County.

    -- Posted by PrpleHze on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 10:07 AM
  • ...beneficial to the environment, helpful to the community and logical...only positive benefits to be had from a community composting project.

    -- Posted by Mi on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 10:16 AM
  • This post along with the post on leaves will be printed and taken to the recycling committee meeting. The more comments the better sooo...if you know anyone who would like to comment, please encourage them to speak their minds.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 6:57 PM
  • I am in favor of a community composting project. Could this also include mulch from the chipper that the phone company and probably others produce?

    -- Posted by jbillswms on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 9:34 PM
  • I would think chips would be a good addition, although slower in composting. In this areas' heat, that may acutally be a good thing.

    In two years my woodchips are compost without any help. Add some grass or other nitrogen rich mix to it and I would think one year is very possible.

    With a little nitrogen help for leaves and some mixing, that could easily be months.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Nov 14, 2011, at 10:16 PM
  • Why spend taxpayers money to send leaves to landfill when they can be recycled? Not a hard one to figure out.

    -- Posted by perkim on Tue, Nov 15, 2011, at 5:55 AM
  • I don't want to make anything seems complicated, it isn't but a partial wish list for a recycling site, would be easy access, and availability of water to assist the composting process during dry spells.

    There are a number of other things that could make it even better and a few things that I am sure our city officials will review, such as drainage/run-off. We want to be good neighbors to whatever site is chosen.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Tue, Nov 15, 2011, at 7:24 AM
  • I am a firm believer in composting. I do it myself on a small scale. Also cheaper and better quality than buying dirt.

    -- Posted by cherokee2 on Thu, Nov 17, 2011, at 2:52 AM
  • If this project is implemented correctly, there should be no cost to citizens, only benefits!

    I and my family support it %110

    -- Posted by inshelbyville on Fri, Nov 18, 2011, at 8:04 AM
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