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Caleigh Gabriel, 8, dumps the composting material into the earth machine as her mother, Wendy, holds the lid, July 5, 2012. Jesse Trelstad / The Forum

Waste not, want not: Compost creates better soil, keeps waste out of landfill

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Wendy Gabriel has been composting for as long as she can remember.

In fact, when she and her family moved to Fargo from the Twin Cities in 2009, one of the first things they purchased was a composter.


Gabriel, who created a website about living an environmentally friendly lifestyle on, says composting is a lot easier than most people realize.

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