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Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Composting

Green Thumbs Up!

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
1. Composting Marker
Inscription.
Brookside Gardens composts all of its green waste, reusing it to mulch garden beds and to nourish soils.

In 2007, 33 million tons of yard waste entered the municipal waste stream - 13 percent of total municipal waste in the US.
 
Erected by Maryland-National Capital Parks Planning Commission.
 
Location. 39° 3.529′ N, 77° 2.123′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Glenallan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Glenallen Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trial Garden (a few steps from this marker); Formal Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Azalea Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Conservatory (within shouting distance of this marker); What Happened Here? (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fragrance Garden (about 400 feet away); One Tree's Life (about 700 feet away); The Harper Family Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Categories. Environment
 
Composting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
2. Composting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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