Organic farming · Tips and Tricks

The Science of Composting (and Why It’s Good for the Planet)

Here is some very useful information from the Quick and Dirty Tips on why composting is good for the planet.


  • In compost, microorganisms breakdown complex organic molecules in food scraps and convert them into nutrient-rich soil for future plant growth
  • Rotting food waste in landfills is a major contributor to climate change—composting is far better for the environment
  • It’s easy to get started composting on your own

Read the rest of the post here. 

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