There are many advantages to composting, including reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and improving soil health. Composting can also help save water and reduce the need for chemical fertilizers.
Composting advantages and disadvantages
- Composting requires regular maintenance, including turning the pile and adding water as needed.
- You will need a suitable location for your compost pile, away from your house and out of direct sunlight.
- Your compost pile may attract pests, such as rodents or flies. -Composting can take several months to produce finished compost.
Composting at home
You can compost at home by setting up a compost bin in your backyard. There are many different types of compost bins that you can purchase, or you can build your own.
Help your compost break down faster with a compost accelerator. This acidifier can be used to make composting faster, as it speeds up the process by encouraging the microorganisms to grow and reproduce more quickly.