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Re: Fur from Dog Grooming
Malkin, Melissa wrote:
> I've heard more than one fanatical home composter say that human hair
> composts very nicely -- if your landfill has a yard waste program, maybe
> they can divert the dog hair to that destination. A posting on the
> compost listserver might also get your groomer in touch with local folks
> who would be glad for the additions to their compost pile.
> To post to the compost listserver you'll have to subscribe: email to
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> subscribe COMPOST
> At the bottom of this email I also pasted a notice about an organic
> wastes listserver that could be a good place to re-post your query --
> I've never subscribed to that one so have no idea if there's any traffic
> on it.
> Melissa Malkin
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this is I'm sure an odd ball response - but I have been at craft shows
where a crafter actually used pet hair to combine into sweaters by first
spinnning it into thread or I guess yarn for knitting and crocheting.
I guess this is for petowners who just can't get close enough to their
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