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New biodegradable mulch is cheaper than plastic when removal and disposal costs are also considered

publication date: May 1, 2006
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As a farmer and consumer, I’ve accepted plastic as being necessary in my life but cringe at the amount of waste it causes. I use plastic containers in my greenhouse but encourage my clients to return them to me at the end of the season where I wash them and reuse them. I reluctantly request plastic bags at the grocer but save them and bring them to farmers’ market where customers gladly accept them for their produce.



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