Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Cover photo for Aquatic Weed Control Information

Aquatic Weed Control Information

As air temperatures continue to rise, water temperatures are also rising, causing growth of plant species in ponds and …

Cover photo for Local Food Guide!

Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Balancing Agricultural Productivity with Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

6/19/18

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

6/19/18

Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

6/19/18
3-compartment compost bin

2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

6/19/18
Figure 1. Plastic storage bins in a dark color with tight-fittin

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18