The Environmental Resource Center educates and assists residents, businesses and organizations in Northern Illinois with environmental questions and concerns.
Composting is a process of recycling unusable organic material back into something usable. Almost any non-animal-based food or non-synthetic material can be broken down into compost. The end result is a nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be used for gardening or potted plants.
Three Basic Ingredients
The Right Combination
Can be composted
Cannot be composted
The average American spends up to $500 per year on cleaning products. Many of these cleaning products have adverse effects on human and animal health.Some of this can be avoided by:
Makeup can be very expensive and many products are made with harmful chemicals, which means you spend a lot on things that are potentially harmful. It is possible to make your own makeup at home. You get to easily choose what you put on your own skin every day.