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Find out more about our work – composting in New York City and the resources available to you, as well as the circular economy and why it’s so powerful for the health of our planet.

Latest News about Curbside Composting in NYC

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Information and Resources for Connecting with Curbside Composting

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Resources from the NYC Compost Project

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Information and Resources about Compost Application

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Compost builds good soil structure; enables soil to retain nutrients, water, and air; protects against drought; helps maintain a neutral pH, and protects plants from many diseases commonly found in the garden.

It also feeds earthworms and other microbial life in the soil. Almost all soils can be improved with the addition of compost.

How to add compost to the garden

Caring for City Street Trees

Street Tree Bed Care

The Six Karmic Benefits of Adopting a New York City Street Tree

Circular Economy

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Adapting to the principles of the circular economy is essential for the environmental health of our planet and central to the mission of Big Reuse’s work. The circular economent is based on three principles – eliminating waste and pollution; circulating products and materials (at their highest value; and regenerating nature.

Learn more about what circular economy means.

A Circular Economy Primer from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Circular Economy Explained

Circular Economy: Definitions & Examples

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