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How to compost at home; why composting is important for our environment and an eco-friendly garden.

Can You Use A Curbside Composting Service If You Live in An Apartment?

Want to compost in an apartment but aren’t sure that a curbside composting company will work for you? Read on to answer your curbside composting questions and find out if a composting service can solve all your food waste woes. Curbside composting services, like WasteWell (the company I own and run), are great options for …

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9 Types of Free Compost Browns | The Simplest Fix For Slow and Slimy Compost Bins

Wondering how to get your compost bin working better? One of the most common questions I get about composting at home often has a really simple solution; beginner composters don’t have enough compost browns in their bin. Read on for nine great sources of brown material for compost bins. This post contains affiliate links. Composting …

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8 Eco-friendly Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

Wondering how to dispose of yard waste, especially if you don’t have a municipal pickup program available? Here are eight eco-friendly ways to dispose of yard waste so it doesn’t end up in landfills and incinerators. We have a lot of large trees in your yard.  Inevitably, with each storm or windy day, branches fall …

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How To Build A Wooden Pallet Compost Bin

Looking to build a simple wooden pallet compost bin? Read on for some really easy instructions to build a pallet compost bin with repurposed materials for free! This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been around the blog for a hot second, you know I’m a self-proclaimed composting nerd. If not, welcome! I’m so glad …

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How To Compost At Home | City Life With Kids

Think you can’t compost in the city? Karen lives in London, England, with three kids, and they’ve composted in their yard for over three years. Read on to learn more about how this everyday family diverts their food waste from landfills while also feeding their garden. In this edition of Bring Your Trash To Life, …

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Carbon Emission Analysis Of The Vitamix FoodCycler [2021]

Wondering if the FoodCycler electric composter produces more carbon emissions than it offsets? After doing a comprehensive and unpaid review of the FoodCycler, I’m diving into the carbon emission tradeoffs of using the FoodCycler compared to landfilling or composting your food waste. Read on for data and conclusions based on governmental environmental sources to understand …

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Eco-Friendly Trash Bags: What To Know and What To Buy (2021)

Looking for eco-friendly trash bags? I took a deep dive into many of the qualities and considerations related to choosing an eco-friendly trash bag. Read on for more and figure out which recyclable or compostable trash bag might be right for you. A month or so ago, I received a note from a friend asking …

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