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Apr 132017
 

Przyjmujemy

Household organic waste, mixed Jednorazowo można oddać aż do 200 litrów odpadów. Jeśli masz więcej niż 200 litrów lub dużą ilość jednego rodzaju odpadów, skontaktuj się najpierw z nami, aby omówić daną sytuację. Przyjmujemy następujące rodzaje odpadów, które mogą być mieszane w jednym pojemniku:

  • Odpady z owoców i warzyw, w tym skórki z pomarańczy i bananów
  • Odpady z mięsa, w tym kości i skóra
  • Fusy kawy lub herbaty
  • Resztki żywności gotowanej, w tym mięso i kości
  • Chleby i wypieki
  • Skorupy jaj
  • Martwe rośliny doniczkowe
  • Kartony, gazety, papiery biurowe, rolki toaletowe, ręczniki papierowe, itd.
  • Skoszona trawa, liście, rośliny
  • Wykałackzi
  • Dlaczego przyjmujesz mięso? Mam na terenie duży kompostownik, gdzie mogę kompostować w wyższych temperaturach. Złe bakterie nie mogą tam przetrwać. Co więcej jestem bardzo doświadczona i staranna —  wiem, jak radzić sobie z tymi rodzajami materiałów, aby uniknąć problemów. 

Przyjmujemy tylko w osobnym pojemniku

  • Łupiny od orzechów (w tym orzechy ziemne, włoskie, laskowe, itd)
  • Skorupa kokosa
  • Dlaczego? Te elementy wymagają dużo czasu, aby rozkładać, a trzeba je traktować inaczej. Korzystamy z nich  n.p. na dole pojemnika na kompost, a czasami na dole “grządki podnieszonych”

Przyjmujemy w dużych ilościach

  • Suche materiały taki jak zrębki, trociny, suszone liście, słomę, siano

NIE PRZYJMUJEMY

  • Odchody psów i kotów
  • Papierów lub kartonów woskowanych
  • Czasopism
  • Gałęzi
  • Chorych roślin
  • Worków na herbatę i opakowania, które nie ulegają biodegradacji
  • “Bio” torebki lub reklamówki
  • Tetrapaków
  • Papierosów
  • Plastiku, metalu, chemikaliów, farb, mebli, tekstyliów

Masz pytania?

Nie jestem polką i nie umiem mowić/pisać/słyszeć dobrze po polsku. Proszę —  pomóż mi ulepszyć. (Also – if you want this information in English, click here)

pixxe.org AT gmail.com

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Oct 232014
 

namieszaj w ogrodzieAkcja edukacyjna dotycząca kompostowania

Zapraszamy wszystkich zainteresowanych na warsztaty edukacyjne, dotyczące powtórnego wykorzystania odpadów organicznych. Odbędą się w dniu 25 i 26 października br. (sobota, niedziela) w godz. 10:00-15:00 w 10 miejscach w Warszawie.Warsztaty będą się odbywały w cyklu ciągłym, jeden po drugim. Każdy warsztat przewidziany jest na ok. 30 minut.Warsztaty poprowadzą edukatorzy, którzy przeszkolą mieszkańców i zapoznają ich z zasadami prowadzenia kompostownika oraz wręczą materiały, niezbędne do rozpoczęcia produkcji własnego kompostu w przydomowym ogródku, w tym kompostownik oraz aktywator kompostu. Jest to akcja pilotażowa i jeżeli będzie się cieszyła zainteresowaniem mieszkańców, zostanie powtórzona na wiosnę. LOKALIZAJE:

SOBOTA – 25.10 g. 10-15

  • Centrum Kultury Łowicka, ul. Łowicka 21, Mokotów
  • Szkoła Podstawowa nr 115, ul. Okrężna 80, Mokotów
  • Urząd Dzielnicy Rembertów, ul. gen. Antoniego Chruściela “Montera” 28, Rembertów
  • Kampus SGGW, od al. J. Rodowicza „Anody”, Ursynów
  • Szkoła Podstawowa nr 171, ul. Armii Krajowej 39, Wesoła
  • Gimnazjum nr 114, ul. Malownicza 31 A, Włochy

 

NIEDZIELA 26.10 g. 10-15

  • Gimnazjum 86 w ZS nr 46, ul. W. Thommeégo 1, Bemowo
  • Zespół Szkół nr 43, ul. Kobiałka 49, Białołęka
  • Urząd Dzielnicy Bielany ul. S. Żeromskiego 29, Bielany
  • Dom Kultury Zacisze, ul. Blokowa 1, Targówek
  • Zespół Szkół nr 70, ul. Bajkowa 17/21, Wawer
  • Gimnazjum nr 55, Al. Wojska Polskiego 1 A, Żoliborz

 

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Educational action about composting

We invite all interested residents to participate in educational workshops about how to transform and benefit from your organic waste. On October 25 and 25 between 10-15, there will be workshops taking place in 12 different locations around Warsaw (see below). The workshops will run in cycles one after the other and last about 30 minutes. The workshops will train residents on the basics of composting, familiarize them with the compost bin, and show them how to turn kitchen and garden waste into compost. At the workshop, people will receive the training along with a 400-l compost bin and compost activator. This is a pilot program and if it attracts enough residents, will be repeated in the spring.

 

LOCATIONS

SATURDAY, OCT. 25 10-15

  • Centrum Kultury Łowicka, ul. Łowicka 21, Mokotów
  • Szkoła Podstawowa nr 115, ul. Okrężna 80, Mokotów
  • Urząd Dzielnicy Rembertów, ul. gen. Antoniego Chruściela “Montera” 28, Rembertów
  • Kampus SGGW, od al. J. Rodowicza „Anody”, Ursynów
  • Szkoła Podstawowa nr 171, ul. Armii Krajowej 39, Wesoła
  • Gimnazjum nr 114, ul. Malownicza 31 A, Włochy

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 26 10-15

  • Gimnazjum 86 w ZS nr 46, ul. W. Thommeégo 1, Bemowo
  • Zespół Szkół nr 43, ul. Kobiałka 49, Białołęka
  • Urząd Dzielnicy Bielany ul. S. Żeromskiego 29, Bielany
  • Dom Kultury Zacisze, ul. Blokowa 1, Targówek
  • Zespół Szkół nr 70, ul. Bajkowa 17/21, Wawer
  • Gimnazjum nr 55, Al. Wojska Polskiego 1 A, Żoliborz

 

Oct 232014
 

This is the 400-liter compost bin people will receive at the workshops on Saturday and Sunday.

To jest kompostownik (400-l), który mieszkańcy będą otrzymali na warsztaty w ten weekend. (OK – wiem, to jest słabo polski– proszę o pomóc)

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Sep 182013
 

On Monday it was time to remove the Kompostowisko at the Copernicus Science Center. Hopefully soon the organizers will share some event photos.

Aug 272013
 

Kompostowisko KopernikaSome of us grow food. Some of us cook it. But all of us eat it! (and all of us waste it!)

Growing, cooking, and eating generates A LOT of organic waste. On September 8 at the Przemiany Festival there will be a Breakfast at the River picnic at The Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw, Poland. There you can learn how to deal with all of that waste — by composting it back into fertile soil!

Organic waste makes up more than 50% of all the waste in Warsaw’s wastestream. The vast majority of it is dumped in the landfill, where it has terrible environmental consequences through the production and release of methane gas (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere—two notorious global warming gases. What’s tragic is that organic waste can easily be turned into humus ( the living, organic part of soil). This humus can be used to grow food, feed plants, and heal damaged land – even land damaged by landfills.

This year Warsaw is implementing new waste disposal laws and fees, putting our waste and its dirty secrets into the spotlight. The new laws impose a 40% fee for not segregating waste (that is, recycling). However it appears there is little incentive to actually reduce the quantity of waste or indeed to do anything at all about organic waste.

At the we are going to do something about it! We are going to compost all of the organic waste generated at the Festiwal’s picnic and show how we could safely compost our own waste on a local level. From 11-15.30 we will be collecting and composting all of the organic waste from the picnic on site. Come and learn how to compost organic waste by actually doing it!

Schedule
11-12 COMPOSTING BASICS / GETTING STARTED
We will discuss composting basics and what you can do right now with your own waste at home. We will also prepare the bin to accept the waste.

12-13.30 WASTE PICKUP AND COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
We will make the first rounds to collect the waste from the picnic vendors and participants, take it back to the composting site and compost it. Through this activity you will learn how to build a compost pile.

14-15.30 WASTE PICKUP AND COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
We will make the last rounds to collect the waste from the picnic vendors and participants, take it back to the composting site and compost it. Through this activity you will learn how to build a compost pile.

Thorughout the event you will be able to see compost in various states of decomposition, and see what a vermicomposting bin looks like (worm composting!)

KOMPOSTOWISKO KOPERNIKA
This project exposes the connection between consumption, eating, waste, and land not only by showing the consequences of waste, but also by demonstrating in a positive way that waste is really just fertility in disguise — and with a little bit of effort it can be recaptured and redirected, ultimately back into our own bodies.

PIXXE
Since 2011, Pixxe has been exploring and modifying public space and the use of land to create a more ecological, humane habitat for the life it supports. Activities include urban/community farming, community composting, foraging, eko-art projects, and DIY maker arts such as upcycling, crafting, citizen science, cooking and food preservation. See http://www.pixxe.org

JODIE BALTAZAR
Jodie is an American artist living in Warsaw since 2010. Her activities encompass numerous disciplines such as film and animation, craft, and social engagement. Her work explores how entities in an environment, living and otherwise, affect and control each other. At the heart of her concerns is the nature of Nature — our relation to it and place in it. She has been growing food organically since 1996 and composting waste since 2007. In 2011, in her Soil Garden Project, she composted over 20,000 liters of waste from the green market. She currently composts the waste of one hotel and about six families on her allotment garden in Rakowiec.

Feb 222013
 

Once you have an active compost bin of good size, composting in the winter is easy — so long as you don’t mind hauling garbage around in freezing cold weather. On the “Pixxe Farm” there are two composting bins, each about 1500-2000 liters in capacity. One of the bins has been resting since late September, but the other has been taking about 100 liters of waste per week, thanks to a few dedicated Rakowiec residents who happen to eat a lot of whole foods.

Both bins are quite warm and full of worms about 12 cm ( 5 inches) below the surface layer of straw and leaves. They are busy eating, mating, and generally taking care of garbage-related business. Here is a pair of worms making new worms. Hurrah. These guys are not California Red Wigglers, which we have indoors. They are what I call “Polish composting worms” or “The Crawlers”. I didn’t put them in the bin. They found their way to it all by themselves. They spread the word underground… They are not earthworms but most likely Eisenia Hortensis, or European Nightcrawlers. (Wigglers are Eisenia Fetida.) The Crawlers are larger and can withstand lower temperatures than the Wigglers. What’s great about these guys is that they are free and native — one of our gardeners has been keeping some of these fellows inside since August, and they are doing very well! Hail the worm.

Worms making more worms

Worms making more worms

Jan 072013
 

Jodie Baltazar

A filmmaker and photographer named Piotr Małecki has been making beautiful little photo-film essays about Warszawians, and he recently finished one about me. I find it (that is to say, myself) a bit melancholy: a tiny bit of hope amid mounds of difficulty and sorrow. Or is that simply melodrama? You decide.

Be sure to watch all of Piotr’s other movies (subtitled as necessary). They are gems.

Jan 062013
 

Today, three months since the worms went into their charming bucket home, I harvested the first batch of compost/humus/worm castings. How? I’ll tell you how. This is the hand-harvesting method. Check back in a few months and we’ll show you the migration-harvesting method.

Worm Box from Pallets

Worm Box from Pallets

First — Don’t feed the worms for a week or so. Give them a chance to eat all the food.

Second — Build a home. We partially built this box last October and here it is, finished a last. It is made from a pallet, 30 cm x 40 cm x 12 cm. From a a single Euro Pallet one could made 4 such boxes. On the bottom is a double wire mesh — one made of metal (for strength) and one plastic (to make the holes smaller). It was difficult to find the right size of mesh here. The design is simply this — all boxes are the same size with two boards on either of the 40 cm sides, which hang over a few centimeters. This overhanging board means the the boxes can stack on atop another, and serve as legs for the lowermost box. Perhaps not elegant, but simple it is. The next time I need to harvest the vermicompost, I will put another box (with a screen bottom) on top of this one.

Worm Bedding

Worm Bedding

Third –Fill the home. Here we have the usual stuff: newspaper, straw, cardboard (can you spot USPS package?), some eggshells, a handful of sand, brown paper, office paper, etc.

Fourth — Wet the home. Add water to the home until it is, as they say, like a wet sponge.

Fifth — Sift out the old worms from their old home. This will take some time. Dump the contents of the bucket out onto a big plastic sheet. Make a few piles and place a lamp over one of them. The worms will crawl to the bottom eventually. Pick out the not-yet-composted matter (straw, leaves, uneaten food) and place it in the new worm home. Now pick the compost off the top of the pile until only a little pile of compost and a bunch of worms remain. Move on to the next pile and continue until you have one little pile of compost full of worms. This part took a long time. A very long time.

Sixth — Put the worms and the little bit of compost into the new bin.

Seventh — Let your worms adjust to their new home for a week or so before feeding them.

The Vermicompost

The Vermicompost

Oct 032012
 

We have more than 500 composting worms who need a home. This, in fact, is a very small amount of worms! Did you know that 1 kg of worms (that’s 1000!) can eat up to 0.5 kg a day in waste. That’s almost 4 kg per week. Come and and prototype worm bins with us on Saturday, October 6 from 13.00-17.00. We’ll be using wood pallets and plastic bins. If you can, bring a plastic bin at least 25 cm deep or a pallet!

Mamy ponad 500 dżdżownic kompostowych, które potrzebują domu. Przyjdź, zaprojektuj i zbuduj z nami protoyp pojemnika na dżdżownice z drewnianych palet i plastikowych pojemników.

HOME FOR A WORM

 

Aug 232012
 

2 Bikes. 2 Bike Carts. 5 Days. Nance Klehm, Jodie Baltazar and A BUNCH of other cool women, plus a few good men. 15,000 liters of waste. THIS was the SOIL GARDEN PROJECT! (And it’s not over! Every other Saturday we will continue…..) Photos by Nance Klehm, Jodie Baltazar, and Jen Knowlton.

EMPTY BINS AWAIT THE WASTE

EMPTY BINS AWAIT THE WASTE

BROWNS FOR COMPOSTING - STRAW, WOODCHIPS

BROWNS FOR COMPOSTING - STRAW, WOODCHIPS

FIRST WE TAKE THE BINS TO BANACHA MARKET

FIRST WE TAKE THE BINS TO BANACHA MARKET

IT'S NOT LONG BEFORE THE BINS ARE FULL

IT'S NOT LONG BEFORE THE BINS ARE FULL

WE LOAD UP THE CARTS WITH VEGETABLE SCRAPS AND CARDBOARD

WE LOAD UP THE CARTS WITH VEGETABLE SCRAPS AND CARDBOARD

WE RIDE TO THE GARDEN WITH THE PRECIOUS LOAD

WE RIDE TO THE GARDEN WITH THE PRECIOUS LOAD

WE CAN'T RESIST THE GARBAGE IN THE CARREFOUR BINS

WE CAN'T RESIST THE GARBAGE IN THE CARREFOUR BINS

THERE'S SO MUCH CABBAGE WE DECIDE TO CALL IT CABBAGE COMPOST

THERE'S SO MUCH CABBAGE WE DECIDE TO CALL IT CABBAGE COMPOST

WE TOP THE CABBAGE WITH STRAW, CARDBOARD, PAPER

WE TOP THE CABBAGE WITH STRAW, CARDBOARD, PAPER

IN THE AFTERNOONS NANCE LEADS WORKSHOPS ABOUT COMPOSTING

IN THE AFTERNOONS NANCE LEADS WORKSHOPS ABOUT COMPOSTING

THE FIRST THING IN THE NEW BIN: WOODCHIPS & CHUNKY YARD CLIPPINGS

THE FIRST THING IN THE NEW BIN: WOODCHIPS & CHUNKY YARD CLIPPINGS

HERE IS SOME WASTE FROM BANACHA THAT WILL GO IN THE BIN

HERE IS SOME WASTE FROM BANACHA THAT WILL GO IN THE BIN

BUT FIRST WE HAVE TO RIP THE WASTE

BUT FIRST WE HAVE TO RIP THE WASTE

AND WE HAVE TO CHOP THE WASTE

AND WE HAVE TO CHOP THE WASTE

SO MUCH TO CHOP. EVERYONE GETS A GO!

SO MUCH TO CHOP. EVERYONE GETS A GO!

SOME OF US PREPARE THE CARDBOARD

SOME OF US PREPARE THE CARDBOARD

THE TRANSLATOR DOES AN AWESOME JOB!! THANKS STAN!!

THE TRANSLATOR DOES AN AWESOME JOB!! THANKS STAN!!

NEXT WE ADD SOME HERBS LIKE VETCH....

NEXT WE ADD SOME HERBS LIKE VETCH....

...AND WHY NOT THROW IN SOME DANDELION???

...AND WHY NOT THROW IN SOME DANDELION???

NEXT WE MAKE SOME COMPOST TEA

NEXT WE MAKE SOME COMPOST TEA

ALL THAT WASTE AND THE BINS ARE STILL ONLY HALF FULL - WOW!

ALL THAT WASTE AND THE BINS ARE STILL ONLY HALF FULL - WOW!