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Published on November 6th, 2007 | by Stephanie Evans


Eco Living and Home Composting

Have you ever opened your vegetable drawer to pull out the celery and come away with a handful of decomposing green glop?  Before you reach for the trash can, why not recycle that rotting mess into nutrient rich compost?  Home composting is an important part of eco living and a great way to feed your garden.  While you can set up a simple pile in the yard and let nature take its course, there are some other options for home composting.  To create rich compost quickly:


  • Keep a small, special compost container in your kitchen so it is easy to save scraps.
  • Use a compost bin that is designed to break down waste into rich, usable compost within weeks.
  • Consider using a compost pile booster to help good bacteria multiply more quickly and heat up your compost pile.
  • Freezing and thawing your compost scraps before you place them in the pile can also help to accelerate the break down.

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