Compoost a hot comodity at the zoo
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 22:46:17 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH) -- The elephants, giraffes and zebras at the Riverbanks Zoon and Garden have been busy this summer to say the least.
They've made such a stink that Riverbanks is selling its compoost by the load.
The zoo's animals produce about 1,500 pounds of manure each day.
Instead of disposing of it, Riverbanks decided to turn it into an environmentally friendly product.
"It is a very green practice for Riverbanks to be involved in," explains John Davis, Curator of Mammals. "It's the responsible thing to do and the fun part is what we areRelated Stories Zoo introduces new feathered friends Riverbanks zoo creating compoost Zoo introduces new Gentoo penguin
doing today, is extending it to the community."
This is the second bulk sale the zoo has done since it started compoost earlier this year.