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New Event: Earth Tub Tour

From: Laura
Sent on: Monday, January 28, 2008 1:58 AM
Announcing a new event for San Diegans Who Care about the Environment!

What: Earth Tub Tour

When: Thursday, February 14, 1:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Event Description: There will a tour of the Earth Tub on Feb 14th at 1:00 pm at the Deer Park Monastery in Escondido. The Earth Tub is a self-contained composting system (3 cubic yard capacity) that is used to turn food scraps into compost. The tour will include a discussion on the promotion and collection of food materials, operation of the unit, challenges, and use of finished compost on their vegetable garden. More information on the unit is available at

The monks realized that part of their spiritual path is also to be mindful to decrease their environmental footprint. They have taken various measures (no car days, energy reduction measures, plans for renewable energy, etc) to reduce their footprint. You can learn more at

The street address is: 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA 92026. Detailed driving directions are available at

If you would like to carpool, register at and locate the "Zero Waste San Diego" in the community section.

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