Compost and Why to do it

learning about compost and the benfits

What to Put in and What to Throw Out

Greens and Browns are the two ingredients in compost.


Greens include:


  • Vegetables Peels
  • Food Scraps
  • Egg Shells
  • Fruits
Browns include:
  • Wood Chips/Dust
  • Dry Leaves
  • Straw
  • Newspaper
  • Corntalks

How important is water?

Water is very important to composting! Water helps power the micro-organisms and mold to continue making compost, without the risk of drying out.
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some of the top organisms and helpers

The don'ts of composting

Don't Put These in The Bin

Although composting is great there are something you shouldn't put in.


  • Meat
  • Bread Products
  • Feces (human or animal)
  • Milk
  • Oil

Disadvantages

In my research I couldn't find a lot of cons to composting but here they are


  1. Odor: Although you would think this was a huge problem with composting, it's really not. If you keep the bin well kept then the odor will not come. Another con to composting is time. While the bin does provide nutrient rich soil, it does take some time (2-4 weeks) it is quite rewarding.

in conclusion...

We should put in a compost bin. The pros outweigh the cons. The bin will need to be kept care of and people can singh up to take