Composting Kitchen Waste

Composting Kitchen Waste

To compost kitchen waste, you will need a compost bin and some kitchen scraps. You can use a variety of kitchen scraps in your compost, including fruit and vegetable peels, coffee grounds, eggshells, and more. To learn more about what you can compost, check out this list of compostable items.

 Composting kitchen waste at home

If you have a small amount of kitchen waste, you can compost it at home. You will need a small bin or bucket with a lid to put the waste in.

Composting kitchen bin

A kitchen bin designed for composting is usually made of plastic or metal and has a tight-fitting lid to keep out pests. The bin should have a capacity of at least 3 gallons (11 L) so that it can hold a day’s worth of kitchen scraps. Some kitchen compost bins also come with a Venturi aeration system that helps to speed up the composting process.

Composting kitchen scraps

Place a small, lidded bin under your kitchen sink to collect vegetable peelings, eggshells and other organic matter. Once it’s full, transfer the contents to your larger compost bin.

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