Let's help the earth and COMPOST!!

Anything is helpful

What do we get out of composting?

We get

  • fertile soil
  • More Green life
  • Less trash on Earth

  • Compost turns into flowers
  • Helps family's grow food
  • Helps the environment

What needs to go into compost.

We put in

  • Food
  • Animal droppings
  • Plants
  • Leafs
  • Hay
  • Woodchips

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Things to avoid in the compost bin


  • plastic
  • cartons
  • Napkins
  • Metal cans
  • Glass jars
  • Silverware
  • Plu stickers
  • Watering cans
  • Wood
  • Paper plates
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Why do we need water in composting?

We need water in composting because water speeds up the composting process.
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Temperature changes during composting

Inside the composting bin it starts to heat up and should reach up to a 100 degrees or more in a few days
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Greens in composting.

The greens are

  • Banana peals
  • rotten tomatoes
  • Apple cores
  • Peaches
  • Carrots
  • Animal Droppings

Browns in composting

The browns are

  • Crunchy/old leaves
  • Straw
  • wood chips
  • grass
  • hay

Decomposers job in composting

To break down the organic matter For example

  • microorganisms
  • worms
  • sow bugs etc.
go to work to break down organic organisms


  • If you leave fruits and veggies out for a long time plants start to grow
  • Compost is as old as life itself
  • Bugs help make compost
  • Compost stop pollution

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