SHOULD WE HAVE A COMPOSTING BIN?

BY:Omar and Garrett

What is a compost bin?

Compost bins are a way of getting nutrients to plants by recycling.

What you need

Ingredients

For our composting bin you need living things like grass clippings, vegetable scraps, weeds,leaves and other living plants(Greens).

You also need dried and dead leaves and pine needles,newspaper,and sawdust(Browns). You must have water and air to keep the micro-organisms alive.You must also avoid meat, fat, pet droppings, dairy and diseased plants.

Fun Facts

The forest floor is like it's own compost bin.Most meat and dairy will attract flies and other wildlife.Some materials produce more carbon than others for the compost bin.

What you need to know

The temperature may increase while decomposing.The micro-organisms break down the ingredients. Some decomposers include worms and mill-worms