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Help Your Residents Learn About Composting Day

Posted by Recycle Coach on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 1:33 PM

Did you know that May 29th is National Learn About Composting Day? It may be helpful to encourage your residents to recycle their food scraps because it helps to reduce waste in landfills and creates more compost. This blog will cover what composting is, how food scraps in the garbage are a problem, and how you can encourage your residents to compost more.

What Is Composting?

Composting is a natural way to recycle organic waste such as food scraps, manure, grass trimmings and more. Undergoing a natural process, bacteria and fungi then turn organic matter into valuable organic fertilizer for lawns and gardensIt's estimated that up to 30% of household waste can be diverted from garbage to composting.

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Topics: Composting Day, food scraps, kitchen waste, organic waste, Learn About Composting Day

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