Do's And Don'ts Of Composting In N.H.

Aug 13, 2014

With the popularity of gardening and other DIY hobbies on the rise, we'll look into the science and practice of composting in N.H.: how does it work, and what do state regulations have to say about it?

For audio of this segment, listen to the audio here and start at 33:40.

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  • Sam Evans-Brown - NHPR's environment reporter


  • N.H. has some of the most prohibitive regulations about compost in the region: "Compost has long been the domain of farmers and gardeners, not city-folk, but with both Vermont and Massachusetts pushing ahead with bans on throwing away food waste, curb-side pickup of compost is set to become more commonplace."