2 results for tag: gardening


SOIL Staff Summer Project Bears Fruit

The SOIL team takes a lot of pride both in our lush office gardens and in the various plants that flourish throughout our composting sites. We love to encourage biodiversity by planting a wide variety of local species - whether that’s coconut trees, mango trees, or smaller flowery bushes like the beautiful bougainvillea seen throughout Haiti. In the backyards of our offices and across the country, these plants attract birds and insects and act as a peaceful oasis for many other species. Each day SOIL transforms human waste into rich, organic compost and this summer our staff decided to take our dedication to composting a step further by committ...

Compost Comin' Up!

SOIL has reached another “turning point” in our composting career! The construction of our three new glasiers (a drying station for the final states of compost production) at our composting site in Mochinette was finished last week, just in time for the emptying of compost bin #1! After three rather “shitty” months cooped up in a poop pen, the poop has been scooped and is ready now for an exciting three more – this time spread out and relaxing on our lovely new glasiers, drying up those winter sorrows and preparing for a fruitful 2013! At the start of each coming month, the pile will be turned and transferred to a new glasier by members of ...