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Composting Chico into a better place

Composting Chico into a better place

Melvin Bui, Senior Writer // September 22, 2021

The Chico State Associated Students Sustainability Program reopened its community compost garden on Sept. 10. It’s located between the tennis courts and railroad tracks behind Yolo Hall in a small fenced...

The sprawling garden area of the Kentfield Garden near East 1st Ave.

Dirt to soil, worms & leftovers

Jessica Shippelhoute and Erin Holve // May 17, 2021

What is composting and why does it matter? The first rays of sunlight beamed across the sleeping town of Chico as the low rumble of garbage trucks sounded off the Esplanade. Many Chico residents are...

Courtney Silver, second-year graduate biology major on the AS Sustainability Committee, emphasizes the fact that the trash talkers are going to educate students about composting. Photo courtesy of Courtney Silver.

‘Trash talkers’ spread the word about change to composting efforts

December 5, 2015

Since the change in composting at Chico State, students have been mobilized to talk trash across campus. But it's not the trash talk that first comes to mind, they're literally talking about trash.The...

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