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Does Composting Remove Toxins?

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Bad Turns To Good in the Compost Pile

Geoff Lawton, one of Australia's premier permaculture experts, explains how it is that fruits, vegetables and plant waste that has been sprayed with a toxin will still come out perfectly clean on the other end of the compost cycle.

"All the life- potentially 50 million genus of bacteria and 50 million genus of fungi lock up the toxins to the carbon molecule - and it becomes inert."

So 100 million entities, potentially, are hard at work in the compost pile to make small amounts of toxin... just disappear!

Learn about this marvel of earth's healing ability in this video!

--Bibi Farber

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