My dad puts glass and a couple rocks in a concrete mixer for a while to round the sharp edges off and then uses it as gravel in the driveway.
Mike Barkley wrote:
As far as deer corn ... several years ago I emptied entire deer corn bags opened on the ground. Replaced it for several months when the piles were almost gone. The time came to stop feeding them. Underneath it all was a 2 inch thick layer of black goo. Very tar like but gooier. Did not seem biological or natural at all. Nothing would grow there but it was overgrown everywhere else around. Any guesses on what kind of corn it turned out to be? Gimme a G ....
Betsy Carraway wrote:We actually save our feed bags. We find uses for them from time to time; but I predict that we will want them for storage of all sorts of crops, including acorns, onions, and grain...and if we have too many they will be much-wanted barter items, one day...
Douglas Alpenstock wrote:Woven poly feed bags, the white ones, make a dandy micro-greenhouse for tomato plants. Open both ends and slip over the tomato cage.
Thomas Dean wrote:THat's a neat idea. Enough light gets through for growth? Any photos?
John Polk wrote:
... WOW, $20 for one bag of trash at the dump
Yeah, insane. But it is a double edged sword:
If it is too cheap, the city loses money on it...they should at least break even.
If it is too expensive, many people will just abandon it on the road, or wherever they can.
It is hard to reduce and reuse, because things are just not made that way. I would suggest looking carefully at what you buy, and if it produces too much waste stop buying it. There is a lot I stopped getting because it generated too much waste.