Oct 01, 2007 — We live in a "throw away" society. It's considered easy to wrap something up and throw it in the garbage can. According to the EPA, yard waste, like leaves and grass clippings, account for nearly 20% of all garbage generated each year. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's easy to turn this waste into a resource that's reapplied to the garden. She spoke with Todd Moe.